Pin It
Print this page

Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet' - Flower closeup

Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet' - Flower closeup

Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet'

Emerald Carpet manzanita




Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet' Characteristics

Attributes

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

Flower color

  • White / Cream / Ivory

Foliage color

  • Green / Blue-green

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Mounding
  • Trailing

Exposure

  • Sunny all day - Coast
  • Sunny all day - Inland
  • Morning sun

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Winter
  • Spring

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Year round

Your soil type

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

Water requirements

  • None - Low
  • None

Critter resistance

  • Squirrel resistant
  • Deer resistant
  • Rabbit resistant

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts beneficial insects
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Attracts bees

Suggested uses

  • Median strip
  • Firescaping
  • Under pine trees
  • Groundcover
  • 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)
Siskiyou woolly sunflower Siskiyou woolly sunflower (Eriophyllum lanatum 'Siskiyou')