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