What to say about kinnikinnick other than what a name. It is derived from the ... ipedia.org/wiki/Lenape_language">Unami Delaware and means “to mix with other thing.” As far as landscape use, look to put them in full sun on sandy soils to get them to spread out. Clay will not be a friend to you for these. Rarely getting taller than 5 or 6 inches high it can still cover many feet in all directions from a central point. Flowering in the spring with tiny pink flowers that transition to bright red drupes in late summer. Fall color is a deep russet and the leaves stay on through winter.