Little Leaf Kinninnick
Sinuous and smooth, earthy red-tinged branches, waxy urn-style blossoms and tasteful rounded evergreen leaves—that’s Manzanita. An enormous clan mostly indigenous to the far western U.S., these easily cultivated durable woody plants call for excellent drainage, but can endure poor soil, thriving in rocky, sandy or acidic sites with minimal water. Light afternoon shade and occasional watering are appreciated in hotter locales.
Flat-growing reddish brown branchlets with gleaming miniature dark greenery, an unmatched profusion of flowers and berries plus superb disease resistance set ‘Little Leaf Massachusetts’ apart. Exhibiting exceptional cold tolerance and perhaps the tiniest, spot-free leaves of all uva-ursi species, this wildly popular prostrate ground cover turns burgundy when cold weather arrives, cascades down banks or over walls and thrives in poor, acidic sandy soil.
Size: 6" – 12" high x 3' 0" – 4' 0" wide.
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