Ground-covers - ARCT HOOKERI MONTEREY CARPET
ARCT HOOKERI MONTEREY CARPET
Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Monterey Carpet'
Monterey Carpet Manzanita
A woody evergreen shrub with a low, mounding habit that works well as a dense groundcover. Small, gray-green leaves are rounded to egg-shaped. Clusters of white, 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: 2 feet high and 12 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water