Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry) Water Use: Low Size: 6”– 12” x 10’ - 12’ Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade CA Native: Yes Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged Wildlife Value: Bees, bird Pink Flower, Arctostaphylos Uvaursi, Herbal Remedies, Lights Shades, Health Benefits, Ground Covers, Frequent Urine, Uva Ursi, Native Plants
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Uva-ursi: Arctostaphylos Uva-Ursi (aka bearberry, Arbutus Uva-Ursi)
Potentilla-Potentilla is one of the most common, and easiest shrubs to grow. It starts blooming in late spring and continues through autumn, bearing cheery yellow, orange, red, or white flowers that look like single roses (which attract butterflies). It has attractively divided foliage
Black Lace Elderberry - a shrub that offers purple-black foliage that has a wonderful lacy texture. It's a fast grower and, once established, is essentially carefree.
Top Trees and Shrubs for Fall Color One of my very favorite shrubs (small trees?) I have the cultivar "Grace" and she has blue-green leaves that start out plummy-purple and turn purple, orange, hot pink and red in the fall. To say nothing of the wonderful "flowers" that look like wisps of smokey haze above the foliage. LOVE this one.
Rose Thrift Perfect for your rock garden or along the edge of a bed or border, rose thrift adds a punch of pink atop a grassy mound of foliage. Name: Armeria maritima Rosea Growing Conditions: Full sun to part shade, and well-drained soil Size: 6-8 inches tall and wide Zones: 3-9