BOTANICAL NAME: Arcystaphphylos uva-ursi
GB CULTURAL INFO: Zone 2-8/Matures 5 yrs/Ht 1'X3' wide.
Common names are: Bearberry, kinnikinick, Uva-Ursi. Handsome groundcover with blue-gray leaves on woody deep-red branches. Native to the mountains, needs good drainage, but takes cold and heat. Tea is effective against bladder infections, and is very palatable, much like green tea. Also common in Native American smoking mixtures.
SEEDS PER PACKET: 20 seeds
SEED SOURCE: C
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