Ground-covers - ARCT EDMUNDSII CARMEL SUR
ARCT EDMUNDSII CARMEL SUR
Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Carmel Sur'
Carmel Sur Manzanita
A woody evergreen shrub with a low, mounding habit that works as a fast-growing ground cover. Short, red branchlets grow upright. Small, dark 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. Tolerates serpentine and clay soils.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset zones: 6 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 feet high and 6 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water