The bearberry plant is an evergreen shrub that grows successfully dry sandy conditions. Leaves are round with a blunt tip and are shiny and small. Flowers white or pink and bell shaped found in terminal clusters. Flowers bloom in spring. Fruit are bright red berries and ripen in September and persist.
|Other Common Names:||Kinnikinnick, Red Bearberry|
|Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:||Birds, Hummingbirds, Butterflies|
|Bloom Time:||Late April to mid-May|
|Fruit Timing:||Early August to September and persists|
|Global and State Rank:||G5, S5|
|Commercially available landscape plant?||No|
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