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Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida

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Arctostaphylos viscida

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida
Common Name: Sierra Manzanita

Beautiful smooth red bark, prefers well draining soils. Usually found at mid elevations. Grows well with pines. Great addition to woodland garden or as specimen. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6'-12' H x 3'-8' W
Growth Habit: Upright, tree-like
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Klamath Range, Cascade Range Foothills, Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, coniferous forest. Elevation: 450 - 4500'.

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