Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Kinnikinnick, Bearberry

  • Arctostaphylos uva-ursi,  Kinnikinnick, Bearberry
  • Arctostaphylos uva-ursi,  Kinnikinnick, Bearberry
  • Plant type
    • Groundcover
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Moist & Well-Drained
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 3-6 in., 1-2 ft.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 6-8 in., 6 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 6-8 in., 6-8 ft.
 

Kinnickinnick makes a green mat

A low growing native evergreen ground cover highly valued both as an ornamental and in naturalized settings. Has small delicate leaves, small white or pink flowers in spring, and red berries in fall. Likes full sun or shade, on well drained soils. Drought tolerant once established. Wildlife eats berries.

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