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Arctostaphylos x coloradoensis

Scientific NameArctostaphylos x coloradoensis
Common NameManzanita (Panchito Manzanita)
FamilyEricaceae (Related to Heather)
HabitBroadleaf, evergreen shrub
Growth FormSlow growing groundcover.
Mature SizeHeight: 10-24″ Width: 36-60″
FlowersPink flowers.
Small Red Berries on mature plants.
Tiny, waxy, urn-shaped.
HardinessZones 4b-8
Sun RequirementsDry Shady
Water RequirementsModerate for first 2 years, Xeric once established.
(i.e. Requires little supplemental water)
Soil RequirementsAverage well-drained loam or sandy soil.
Other InfoNatural hybrid of Kinnikinnic (Arctostaphylos uva ursi)
and Greenleaf Manzanita (Arctostaphylos patula).
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.
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