Ground-covers - ARCT UVA-URSI WOODS COMPACT 1
ARCT UVA-URSI WOODS COMPACT 1
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Wood's Compact'
Wood's Compact Bearberry, Wood's Compact Kinnickinnick
A woody evergreen shrub that forms a compact, prostrate mat. Branches are red and exfoliating. Small, leathery, paddle-shaped, dark green leaves turn purple-red in winter. Clusters of pink, drooping, urn-shaped flowers are beneficial to many bird species. The berries are edible. Native to the Pacific Northwest. Needs acidic soil.
USDA zones: 5 - 10
Sunset zones: A1 - A3, 1 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 2 - 4 inches high and up to 4 - 8 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water