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Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree'

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Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree'
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Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree'
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Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree'

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree'
Common Name: Lester Rowntree Manzanita

A beautiful manzanita with blue-green leaves, red-brown bark and dark pink flowers. Perfect as a hedge for dry garden or slope. Clusters of urn-shaped flowers attract hummingbirds in winter.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H x 8' W
Growth Habit: Mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: Dark pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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