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193 arctostaphylos native to California


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Hybrid Manzanita (Arctostaphylos Xknightii) is a native shrub that grows in central and northern California.


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Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. howellii Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. howellii


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Arctostaphylos nortensis, common name Del Norte manzanita, is a shrub narrowly endemic to the mountains along the Oregon/California state line. It has been reported from only 3 counties: Del Norte County, California; and Curry and Josephine Counties in Oregon. The plant grows in chaparral and open forests at elevations of 400-600 m (1,300-2,000 ft). Arctostaphylos nortensis is a shrub up to 5 m (16 ft) tall, bearing racemes of white flowers. It is distinguished from other species in the region b...
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One of the very nicest and adaptable manzanita cultivars, a hybrid between Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel' and Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd' - introduced in the 1980's by Native Sons Nursery in memory of conservationist and naturalist Austin P. Griffiths. The bark is maroon to dark red, with dark red stems, glossy sage-green foliage, and large clusters of of pale soft pink flowers. One of the earliest blooming manzanitas in early winter, it can provide a valuable nectar source for hu...
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Beautiful natural hybrid manzanita; cross between Arctostaphylos hookeri x Arctostaphylos pajaroensis, found on sandy hills in Monterey County. New leaves are yellow-green, often with copper-colored margins, maturing to deep green. Attractive dark red bark. White to pink bell shaped flowers. One of the most garden tolerant manzanitas. Seems to grow well in cool coastal environments, but is often short-lived in hot inland areas, especially in full sun, regardless of irrigation strategies. Size va...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos edmundsii. Arctstaphylos edmunsii 'Bert Johnson' originates from the Tilden Botanic Garden, and is a special selection from A. edmunsii manzanitas growing in the county of Monterey, California. A. Bert Johnson is a low growing manzanita that forms a nearly perfect mat, standing less than 1 foot high but spreading 6 feet. This manzanita makes an excellent ground cover and is equally attractive spilling over walls or boulders. Bert Johnson's cascading ha...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos densiflora in the foothills of the north coast mountains. Howard McMinn Manzanita is known as 'everyman's manzanita' for good reason. It is tolerant of a wide variety of garden conditions including clay soils, summer watering, pruning and shearing. So if you know nothing about native plants but would like to try a manzanita we suggest you start with Howard McMinn. This is a medium sized shrub with fine textured bright green foliage and red bark. Pink f...
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John Dourley Manzanita is much loved for its reddish bronze new growth, blush-colored berries, and muted green color of older leaves. It is a low, mounding shrub that makes a great understory for mature trees, or a foundation plant for large planters, parkways, banks, or hillsides. Manzanitas provide nectar for hummingbirds, berries for songbirds and wonderful habitat for other native critters.


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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi. One of the faster growing manzanitas, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Green supreme' is truly superior when it comes to dense, low, evergreen ground cover. 'Green supreme' has noticeably brighter green leaves than most manzanita, a brilliant contrast with the plant's ruddy branches and stems. With very little to no die back in the center, Green supreme's exceptionally dense foliage helps suppress weeds. This manzanita grows just 6 inches tall but ca...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos densiflora in the foothills of the north coast mountains. Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel' is a medium manzanita that flowers heavily. It is related to Arctostaphylos Howard McMinn and offers much of the same garden tolerance as McMinn. Sentinel has grayer foliage and is taller with a more upright habit than Howard McMinn. Height at maturity six to eight feet with a spread of five feet. Sentinel will tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions inclu...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos densiflora. Harmony manzanita (A. densiflora 'Harmony') is an evergreen shrub suitable for a mounding groundcover or a low hedge. Harmony has astonishingly beautiful smooth red bark, a feature accentuated by the plant's larger-than-typical, softly pointed green leaves. It grows densely 2- 3' high with a 6'-8' spread, and takes shearing well. In spring, Harmony is illuminated with a multitude of tiny pink lanterns; the masses of urn-shaped flowers draw ...
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Hybrid of undetermined manzanita species, possibly Arctostaphylos obispoensis and Arctostaphylos pajaroensis. A beautiful manzanita with blue-green leaves, red-brown bark and dark pink flowers. Perfect as a hedge, in a dry garden, on a slope or as a specimen tree. Clusters of urn-shaped flowers attract hummingbirds in winter. A very spectacular shrubby manzanita. This big shrub grows to 8' - 1' tall with a 12' spread. It is a hybrid of A. pajaroensis which was grown at Rancho santa Ana Botanic G...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos bakeri ssp. bakerii. Tolerates a wide variety of soils, but is fairly intolerant of summer water or added fertilizer. Louis Edmunds manzanita brings the form and characteristics of a large manzanita tree in a compact form much more suited to smaller gardens and landscapes. This shrub grows to a height and spread of 6 to 8 foot, with an upright form and evergreen foliage. Attractive purple bark provides year-round beauty, supplemented by pink flowers in...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi. Radiant manzanita is found in the northern parts of the US, growing amidst the conifers and oaks on the west coast from northern California up to Alaska. It makes an excellent matting ground cover, growing only up to 8 inches high and spreading up to 6 feet. Radiant manzanita can spill over a wall, down a slope, or replace a lawn. It has small pink flowers in early winter followed by bright red berries that make a great wildlife offering for ...
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This is a broadleaf evergreen, large shrub or small tree to about 8-12 tall and 6-8 ft wide. The branches are twisted with dark mahogany bark and leaves that are simple, alternate, leathery, elliptic to ovate in shape and a glossy gray-green.This Manzanita flowers pale pink, bell-like, in small branched clusters that changes to fruit somewhat tan-orange. This was a chance hybrid found in the demonstration garden of Native sons Nursery, Arroyo Grande, Calif. It is believed to have resulted from...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi from Point Reyes just north of san Francisco. 'Point Reyes' is one of the most common manzanitas in cultivaton. It has deep green shiny leaves. it makes a great groundcover and slope stabilizer. It uusally stays under 1 foot tallbut will spread to about 10-12 feet. It has proven to be very garden tolerant and has done well here in the interior heat with some regular summer water. Give this manzanita a well-draining soil for best performance, b...
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Hybrid of undetermined manzanita species from the Monterey area. Arctostaphylos 'Sunset' (Manzanita) - This hybrid of A. pajaroensis and A. hookeri is a dense, mounding shrub with shiny medium green leaves that are bright copper when young; young twigs are covered with fine white hairs. Mature bark is light brown. During the plant's shedding of old bark the new bark is a honey brown. Pinkish white flowers appear in spring. Hardy to 5 degrees F. This a landscaping staple that will provide a wonde...
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Hybrid of undetermined manzanita species, possibly including Arctostaphylos silvicola. "This is a spreading ground-cover manzanita with gray-green leaves. Ideal for coastal gardens especially thriving in the beach sand. It will also tolerate heavier soils. It is fast growing and will tolerate dry shade which is unusual for manzanitas. However, it does need pruning at least twice a year to keep it in check. Pacific Mist produces white flowers in late winter, followed by berries that are attractiv...
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A horticultural selection of hybrid manzanita, crossing Arctostaphylos bakeri ssp. bakeri and Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel'. Hybrids of Arctostaphylos bakeri ssp. bakeri and Arctostaphylos densiflora are common in the wild. This medium sized Manzanita is distinguished by it's dark red almost purple bark and deep pink flowers. This evergreen shrub delights hummingbirds, butterflies and bumblebees who are attracted to the bell shaped pink flowers that cover the plant in late December, early...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos hookeri from near Monterey. Arctostaphylos hookeri Monterey Carpet manzanita is a 1 foot by 4 foot evergreen shrub. It is a very neat and compact form with bright green leaves and pink flowers. This manzanita does best in an acid soil in coastal conditions although it has done well here in inland san Diego county. It is one of the slower growing manzanita groundcovers so use it in situations where space is limited or you have no time for pruning. Howev...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos edmundsii. Carmel sur manzanita is a low growing evergreen shrub, with light green leaves. Plant in part shade inland to full sun (with a little extra water) near coast. Carmel sur likes good drainage but will also survive clay. It is very garden and water tolerant as long as the water doesn't stand on it. Carmel sur grows fairly rapidly for a manzanita and the new growth is bronze. This arctostaphylos is greatly appreciated as a fast way to cover larg...
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Hybrid of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos nummulara found in Haven's Neck on the north coast. Emerald Carpet manzanita is an evergreen groundcover. It is a hybrid between Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos nummularia. Emerald carpet is drought tolerant and is popular in commercial landscaping. Its shiny dark green leaves, and red stems are complimented by cluster of white flowers in January and February, possibly earlier. This manzanita likes a rich, well-draining and acidic s...
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Arctostaphylos hybrid. A medium size manzanita with all the characteristics of one of the larger species packed into a smaller specimen. If you love the look of the open-form, red-barked large manzanitas but have limited space then Ian Bush will be ideal. Ian Bush is a fast growing plant to about 4' and tends to stabilize at about 5'. It has beautiful green foliage with smooth red bark. The effect of the foliage is that it causes the pink flowers to really stand out at the end of the stems. The ...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos pajaroensis. Paradise Manzanita is a showy, spreading evergreen shrub and can be used as a border. The bark is a dark red, while the flowers vary from white to pink depending on the climate and soil. If the manzanita is pruned once a year the bright red new growth will cover the shrub and the growth will turn almost purple in the fall. One of the most spectacular things about this manzanita is the fact that is flowers for almost 3 months. Horticultural...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi. We have grown to love this great performing low groundcover manzanita. Woods Compact is one of the few manzanitas that will stay compact and full in shade situations. It will take part shade anywhere, but can also thrive in full sun in coastal locations. Woods Compact manzanita has glossy green foliage, small pink, urn-shaped flowers in late winter, which go on to form beautiful red fruit. It will stay under 1' in height and spread to about 3...
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This plant is a beautiful winter-blooming shrub with flowers contrasting well with the dark mahogany bark. It is similar to 'Howard McMinn' but more dense and fine textured and is a great choice as a specimen plant or for mass planting in sun or part shade. This manzanita stands out due to it's mass of flowers that bloom so thick they almost hide the foliage!'White Lanterns' is slow-growing and reached 4'-6' high and spreads out to 8'-1' wide. It is exceptionally disease-resistant. Plant this dr...
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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos hookeri. This gorgeous evergreen manzanita is a low growing shrub with bright green leaves. It has flowers that range from a pale pink to white. It doesn't like temperature extremes but does great in inland areas in partial shade. During the warmer summer months some water is needed but it is fairly drought tolerant. Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden from speci...
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This upright form, evergreen shrub has a showy trunk that is purple-brown and grey-green foliage.Its many pink flowers attract hummingbird,bees and pollinators in winter and early spring. Mama Bear will reach 6'-8' high and spread about 4'-6' It is though to be a natural hybrid of A. densiflora x manzanita. Introduction: Bert Wilson, Las Pilitas Nursery Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden. Hybrid of A. de...
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Hybrid of undetermined manzanita species, possibly Arctostaphylos obispoensis and Arctostaphylos pajaroensis in Point sur on the central coast near Monterey. Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Rancho santa Ana Botanic Garden.


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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos manzanita in Byrd Hill in the Palo Alto Hills in the san Francisco Bay Area. Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden. Cutting taken by Byrd Hill (Napa County). Introduced by skylark Nursery in 1975.


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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi from Anchor Bay in the north coast, just south of Mendocino. Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. A garden selection from Anchor Bay in Mendocino County.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selection of a hybrid between A. hookeri ssp hearstiorum and A. cruzensis from san Luis Obispo Co. made by Ralph philbrick and Dara Emery.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden; introduced by UCsC Arboretum from cuttings taken from santa Cruz Island in 1991.


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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos insularis. Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Introduced by santa Barbara Botanic Garden.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected from species in east san Francisco Bay Area (Mount Diablo and vicinity).


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected from species in east san Francisco Bay Area (Mount Diablo and vicinity).


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden by Nevin smith from Mount st. Helena in Napa Co.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected from santa Monica Mountains near Mulholland & Kanan Dume Road.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for use in the garden; A. densiflora x A. Stanfordiana hybrid.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected by Cal Flora Nursery from sonoma County along Guerneville Rd.


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Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for use in the garden (A. Silvicola x stanfordiana x bakeri hybrid).


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden and introduced by Rancho santa Ana Botanic Garden.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun or part shade in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden; introduced by Las pilitas Nursery.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden. Believed to be an A. densiflora hybrid.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden. Introduced by Rancho santa Ana Botanic Garden.


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Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Garden selection from san Bruno Mountain in san Mateo. Introduced by Ken Taylor.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden and introduced by Las pilitas Nursery.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected from a plant on santa Cruz Island by Bert Johnson in 1979.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden by Rancho santa Ana Botanic Garden.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden. Introduced by Tilden Botanic Garden.


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Dr. Hurd Manzanita is an evergreen, multi-branched, treelike hybrid shrub with glossy, light green foliage and grows up to 15'. This manzanita can handle some summer water and a richer soil but will also grow well in clay soil, and tolerates sandy soil. Its brown-red bark and lovely multi-branched form makes this distinctive taller Arctostaphylos a prized specimen plant and focal point of the landscape in many gardens. Perfectly drought tolerant in most gardens, Dr. Hurd is one of the faster man...
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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Introduced by Roger Raiche at UC Berkeley Botanical Garden.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selection from Morro Bay in san Luis Obispo County.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun or part shade in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


162
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun or part shade in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


163
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


164
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


165
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


166
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


167
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


168
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


169
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Selected for the garden; probable A. pechoensis hybrid introduced by Las pilitas Nursery.


171
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


172
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


173
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


174
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


175
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


176
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


177
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


178
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


179
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


180
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


181
Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


182
Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


183
Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


184
Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


185
Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


186
Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


187
Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Selected for the garden.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Selected for the garden.


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Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Selected for the garden.


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Arctostaphylos imbricata is a species of manzanita known by the common name san Bruno Mountain manzanita. It is endemic to san Mateo County, California, where it is known only from six populations on san Bruno Mountain. Despite its rarity, this manzanita is not a federally listed endangered species because five of its six remaining populations are protected by the san Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan. This is a small, spreading shrub that forms in mounds. The branches are coated in long ...
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Hybrid of Arctostaphylos edmundsii and other undetermined manzanita species. This manzanita is a dense shrub with shiny red bark that looks great with the bright green foliage. The new growth is an attractive reddish color and the blossoms are a pretty white color. This shrub tends to grow in a round form without pruning and has very dense foliage.


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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos uva ursi from Long Beach, Washington.


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Horticultural selection from Arctostaphylos stanfordiana.





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