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Arctostaphylos silvicola 'Ghostly'

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Arctostaphylos silvicola 'Ghostly'
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Arctostaphylos silvicola 'Ghostly'

Species Name: Arctostaphylos silvicola 'Ghostly'
Common Name: Ghostly Manzanita

Beautiful silver foliage, new growth tinged pink. Bark is reddish brown. Stunning when placed against a dark wall. Flowers attract hummingbirds. Can take extra water in winter or spring, but limit summer water. Does fine in shallow soils.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4-8' H x 4-8' W
Growth Habit: Upright shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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