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  • Canadian Grown
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  • Shipped in ON, QC, NB, NS, PE

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Common Bearberry

Main interest:
low maintenance, year round colour and bright red berries
full sun to partial shade
Soil humidity:
dry to moist soil
Flower colour:
white with pink
Mildly fragrant
Flowering period:
April to May
USDA Hardiness:
zone 2a: -45.5 °C (-50 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 1 ft (0.3 m) width: 6 ft (1.8 m)
borders, containers, groundcover

The Common Bearberry is a carefree, low trailing shrub that is ideal in borders or containers. Paddle-shaped leathery leaves grow on flexible branches, and are green in the summer, and turn reddish purple in the fall. Fragrant white flowers are tinged with pink, and bloom in the summer. Bright red berries follow, and persist into winter. Add year round colour with this groundcover.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

$15.99 - $39.99

Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS

Synonym(s): Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos officinalis, Uva ursi procumbens

Also known as: Kinnikinnick, Bear Grape, Uva-ursi, Red Bearberry, Hog Cranberry, Mealberry, Mountain Box, Sandberry, Upland Cranberry

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