Ground-covers - ARCT EDMUNDSII BERT JOHNSON
ARCT EDMUNDSII BERT JOHNSON
Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Bert Johnson'
Bert Johnson Little Sur Manzanita
A woody evergreen shrub with a dense, mounding habit. Densely leafed branches form a nearly flat ground cover. Small green leaves are rounded to egg-shaped. Clusters of white and pale pink, drooping, urn-shaped flowers are beneficial to many bird species. The berries are edible. Native to California.
USDA zones: 7 - 10
Sunset zones: 6 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 - 2 feet high and 4 - 6 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water
Soil needs: tolerates serpentine and clay soils