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Arctostaphylos alpina

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Arctostaphylos
                        Specie: Arctostaphylos alpina

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6 in (15 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained lime-free soil in a sunny position

Features: Leaves turn red in autumn; racemes of white-pink flowers

Uses: Containers Spillover planting Shrub borders Ground cover

Zones: 1-8

Description: Native to the heaths and moors of the Northern Hemisphere, this deciduous shrub with a creeping habit grows to a height of 6 in (15 cm), with a spread of 8 in (20 cm) or more. Its leaves are finely serrated, lance-shaped and bright red in autumn. The whit

Growth Habit: Creeping prostrate habit

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