Seed & Rooting Stems 12 Seeds Per Packet
Sun to Part Shade
2-6" T & Mat Forming
Seed & Rooting Stems
12 Seeds Per Packet
Description: This well-known ground cover has many features including early blooms and bright red berries; it can make an attractive ground-cover or under-story plant. Kinnikinnik is also known as Bearberry due to the fondness bears have for nibbling on the berries which can last right through the winter. It prefers a sunny well drained sites and is intolerant of excessive watering. Good snow cover in the winter can be important at lower elevation in the Chinook zone. This plant has edible and medicinal properties and is a Bee favorite.
Found in Nature: Well Drained open or wooded sites, often on sunny slopes and ridges.
Distribution: Foothills to Alpine
Native plants are beautiful, self-sustainable and well suited to our climate. The potential for native plants in landscaping and gardening is limitless and their contribution to the health of our environment is essential. Planting pockets of native wildflowers is a gift to Bees, Butterflies and countless other species, especially in urban centres and highly developed areas.