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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'San Bruno Mountain'

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'San Bruno Mountain'
Common Name: San Bruno Mountain Manzanita

Highly recommended hardy groundcover featuring thick rounded leaves and pale pink flowers. Vigorous and dense. Tolerates garden water. Recommended for use near a lawn border. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 6in. H x 10' W
Growth Habit: Groundcover
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun, Inland: part shade"
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Garden selection from San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo. Introduced by Ken Taylor.
Natural Habitat: San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo

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