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Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Arctostaphylos
                        Specie: uva-ursi

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 4 in (10 cm)

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

Features: White flowers flushed with pink; red fruit

Uses: Containers Spillover planting Rock gardens

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to the cool-temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, this species grows to 4 in (10 cm) and spreads to 20 in (50 cm). White flowers flushed pink are followed by red fruit. The leaves form part of a traditional smoking mixture in North America

Growth Habit: Prostrate multi-branched habit

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.

Duration: Perennial

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