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Arctostaphylos pringlei ssp. drupacea

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos pringlei ssp. drupacea
Common Name: Manzanita

Beautiful grey-green foliage with striking pink-red bracts that mature into pinkish-white flowers in late winter. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family:
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 16' H
Growth Habit: Tree-like
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 7200'
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: Pinkish-white
Endangered?:
Distribution: San Bernardino Mountains, Peninsular Ranges
Natural Habitat: Rocky slopes, open coniferous forests between 3600' and 7200'

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