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Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet' - Flower closeup

Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet' - Flower closeup

Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet'

Emerald Carpet manzanita




Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Salt Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • California native
  • Portola Valley Ranch approved
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Wind resistant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • Berries

Flower color

  • White

Foliage color

  • Dark Green
  • Green

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Trailing
  • Mounding

Exposure

  • Full sun - Coast
  • Full sun - Inland
  • Morning sun

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Winter
  • Spring

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Year round

Your soil type

  • Sand
  • Loam
  • Clay-loam
  • Clay
  • Sandy loam

Water requirements

  • None - Low
  • None

Critter resistance

  • Squirrel resistant
  • Deer resistant
  • Rabbit resistant

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Attracts bees
  • Attracts beneficial insects

Suggested uses

  • Swimming pool area
  • Groundcover
  • Firescaping
  • Under pine trees
  • Median strip
  • Under redwoods
  • Under CA native oaks

Origin

  • California

Plants that work well with Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet'

Coyote mint Coyote mint (Monardella villosa ssp. villosa)
Conejo buckwheat Conejo buckwheat (Eriogonum crocatum)
Fringe cups Fringe cups (Tellima grandiflora)
Red buckwheat, Rosy buckwheat Red buckwheat, Rosy buckwheat (Eriogonum grande var. rubescens)