Kinnikinnick or Bearberry for rain gardens
Photo: courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden
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Kinnikinnick or Bearberry

(Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

A manzanita relative, this evergreen with small leathery leaves and red berries grows slowly but eventually forms a dense mat that chokes out weeds. Rosy lilac flowers.

Zone: 3; Hardy to –50 degrees F

Height: up to 6 inches.

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