Arctostaphylos Uva-ursi

bearberry

Kinnikinnick or Bearberry  arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Sp,DM,D,N) 6″ – 1′ H Native Mountain Groundcover with Late spring flowers in white and Pink in mats created by rhizomes. Full Sun – Part Sun Requires Acidic Soils Light soils, Sand, Loam, Gravel Moisture: Dry Host Plant to  butterflies Attracts hummingbirds Kinnikinnick is a pine forest staple.  In the […]

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Cerastium Tomentosum – Snow in Summer

Cerastium Tomentosum Snow in Summer European native Considered a short-lived perennial, that is easy to propagate with cuttings and will easily reseed itself if not sheared after blooming. Size: 4-6″ (height x 15-18″ wide Growth rate, habit: slow, upright arching clump Foliage: Silvery gray wooly leaves, evergreen Flowers:   Small white blooms with yellow centers   […]

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New plants in 2017

I am left with so little time these days its hard to keep up with watering new plants nevermind documenting their introduction! But what would a plant list be if their incomplete Additions: Hakone Grass Lady Fern Sedum Sunsparkler Cornus Canadensis (bunchberry) Arborvitae North Pole Rasberry Anne Fall bearing Rasberry Joan J Fall bearing Rasberry […]

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