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Arctostaphylos hookeri x pajaroensis 'Sunset'

Sunset Manzanita

Sunset Groundcover Manzanita
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Arctostaphylos hookeri x pajaroensis 'Sunset'
Principal Common Name Sunset Manzanita
Common Name(s) Sunset Groundcover Manzanita
Synonym
Description Sunset Manzanita is a sprawling, evergreen shrub, three foot high and six feet wide. Sunset has dark red bark, pinkish-white flowers, and bright bronze red new growth. Sunset manzanita has some of the good color of Arctostaphylos pajaroensis but is more drought tolerant, better looking, neater, more compact, doesn't need to be pruned.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Western North America
Height Range 4 - 5 FT
Spread Range 4 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Bright Green : Coppery-red
Leaf Texture Shiny : Smooth
Form Shrub
Flower Color White with a blush of pink
Flower Time Spring : Winter
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Poor : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Bark : Berries : Edible : Evergreen : Fire Resistant : Foliage : Form : Heat Tolerant : Poor Soil tolerant

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