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Bearberry vs Nannyberry

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Viburnum lentago

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Bearberry
Nannyberry

Bearberry is a dwarf shrub known for its creamy pink flowers and red edible fruits.

It is great as a filler in gardens and flowerbeds in place of invasive ground cover plants, like English Ivy.

Bearberry will attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to your property.

Nannyberry is a hardy shrub known for attracting wildlife. Its clusters of white flowers and tasty berries are suitable for bees, birds, and other animals.

Nannyberry is also used in urban yards and landscaping. This shrub makes a beautiful ornamental and is small enough to grow underneath power lines. Its berries can be eaten fresh or used in baking and preserves.

Makes a great hedge or privacy screen in an urban yard. Often has great red fall color to complement its spring flowers.

BEARBERRY QUICK FACTS

NANNYBERRY QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $3.59
Zone: 1b
Zone: 2b
Height: 0.1 m (0.3 ft)
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red
Berries: many small red berry-like drupes
Berries: red to purple
Flowers: small, purple-white
Flowers: white
Bark: gray and scaly
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: kinnikinnick, mealberry, sandberry
Other Names: sheepberry, sweet viburnum


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no