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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)