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Arctostaphylos nummularia 'Small Change'

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Arctostaphylos nummularia 'Small Change'

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos 'Small Change'
Common Name: Small Change Manzanita

Selected for its small leaves which are bronze when young. Provide afternoon sun and extra water in inland gardens. Likes acid soil, making it a good choice for planting under pines. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Mounding or spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 0-10 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?:
Distribution: Introduced by Roger Raiche at UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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