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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Vancouver Jade (Bearberry)

Light pink flowers that are shaped like bells bloom in spring, followed by scarlet berries. A dense mat of leathery, dark green, shiny, leaves that turn red-bronze in colder months serve as winter foliage. When branches mature they turn a brick-red/brown, while the bark peels and takes on a parchment-like appearance. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to early summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant
Attracts birds


Zone Zone 2
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info COPF

Dark green blades grow in upright clusters grow in early summer, after which soft green feathery tufts appear later in the season that mature into tan wheat-like blooms. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms early summer to mid fall
5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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This perennial features upright stems bearing dark lavender-blue flowers on dark purple calyxes and small green leaves growing in a compact, mounding habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This deciduous shrub features vigorous vines adorned with deep green leaves and produces medium-sized clusters of round, green, seedless fruit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to late spring
Grows 20-25 ft each year
HARDY to 0°F (-17.8°C)

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White flowers with an orange-yellow eye bloom in clusters on dark green, narrow, elliptic, and semi-glossy foliage, with sporadic blooms on new growth. Slow growth rate.

Blooms May to September
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant

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