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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Pacific Mist'

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Pacific Mist'
Common Name: Pacific Mist Manzanita

Fast growing for a manzanita. Drought-tolerant on coast, needs some summer water inland. Nice form with pointed gray-green leaves. Easy to grow. Garden tolerant. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Low, mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Natural Habitat: Hills, bluffs, canyons in coastal sage scrub

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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