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Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony'

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Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony'
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Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony'
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Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony'
Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony'
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Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony'

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony'
Common Name: Harmony Manzanita

Very good bloomer! Tolerates many soils. Keep dry during the summer. Give full sun near coast, some afternoon shade inland. This is a very attractive, drought-tolerant manzanita. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Upright and rounded
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15-20 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Sonoma County--selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Dry, hot slopes, hills, canyons

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Care and Maintenance
  • With proper placement, manzanitas require little maintenance. Selectively prune to remove dead branches or to reveal structure. Avoid unnecessary pruning. Manzanitas are prone to branch die-back, caused by a naturally occurring fungal pathogen. When removing dead branches, sterilize pruning shears with alcohol between cuts to prevent the spread of the disease.
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