Bearberry, Kinninnick (Arctostaphyllus uva-ursi)

Bearberry groundcover

Scientific Name: Arctostaphyllus uva-ursi
Common Name: Bearberry, Kinninnick
Description of facts and concepts: This circumpolar evergreen groundcover produces tiny flowers and red berries. Grows in very poor soil.
Seed or division information: Root cuttings in early spring or fall
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): April W4
Garden Name: Sunny Garden
Color of Flower: White
Height: 6-12″
Spread: 3-5′
Family: Heath
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Acid gritty soils
Soil: Dry to Wet Medium to dry
Light: Sun to Shade Sun to part shade
Zone 4-10 Zones 2-6

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