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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ‘Vancouver Jade’
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ‘Vancouver Jade’


Bearberry

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 7.055.100


Also know as Kinnikinnick, this is a selection of a native North American wildflower, introduced by the U.B.C. Botanical Gardens. Plants form a dense mat of glossy evergreen leaves, the stems rooting along the ground. Light pink bell-shaped flowers appear in spring, followed by a showy display of scarlet berries. Foliage turns a beautiful bronzy-red in winter, particularly in colder regions. Best in a well-drained sandy to loam soil, this dislikes poorly-drained clay. Drought tolerant, once established. Registered with COPF: royalty required for propagation.

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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ‘Vancouver Jade’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Massed
  Wild Flower
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light

Growth Rate
   Slow


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