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Arctostaphylos morroensis 'Hazard Canyon'

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Species Name: Arctostaphylos morroensis 'Hazard Canyon'
Common Name: Hazzard Canyon Manzanita

This uncommon manzanita cultivar reaches 6 feet tall and is typically wider (10-12 feet) than it is tall. Its peeling bronze colored bark distinguishes this manzanita from most other varieties. Does well on the coast or interior. Give some afternoon shade inland. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H x 12' W
Growth Habit: Large, mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Winter
Flower Color: White/Light pink
Endangered?:
Distribution: Selection from Morro Bay in San Luis Obispo County
Natural Habitat: Sand dunes below 600'

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