Ground-covers - ARCT EMERALD CARPET
ARCT EMERALD CARPET
Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet'
Emerald Carpet Manzanita
A woody evergreen shrub with a low, mounding habit that works well as a compact, dense groundcover. Small, glossy emerald 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: 7 - 10
Sunset zones: 6 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 8 - 14 inches high and up to 5 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water