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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts'
Common Name: common bearberry Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts'
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi is an slow-growing evergreen shrub with prostrate habit, very suitable as ground cover. It features reddish-gray, peeling bark and small, lustrous, dark green leaves that turns burgundy into the winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Europe and Western Russia
North Central and Eastern Asia
Native Habitat:
sandy or rocky soil

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGood Fall Colour Green 
Soil MoistureDry Average  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone2-8  BerriesYes 
BC NativeYes    

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