Arctostaphylos hookeri x pajaroensis 'Sunset'
Sunset ManzanitaSunset Groundcover Manzanita
|Scientific Name||Arctostaphylos hookeri x pajaroensis 'Sunset'|
|Principal Common Name||Sunset Manzanita|
|Common Name(s)||Sunset Groundcover Manzanita|
|Description||Sunset Manzanita is a sprawling, evergreen shrub, three foot high and six feet wide. Sunset has dark red bark, pinkish-white flowers, and bright bronze red new growth. Sunset manzanita has some of the good color of Arctostaphylos pajaroensis but is more drought tolerant, better looking, neater, more compact, doesn't need to be pruned.|
|Nativity||Western North America|
|Height Range||4 - 5 FT|
|Spread Range||4 - 6 FT|
|Sunset Zones||6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|USDA Zones||7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b|
|Leaf Color||Bright Green : Coppery-red|
|Leaf Texture||Shiny : Smooth|
|Flower Color||White with a blush of pink|
|Flower Time||Spring : Winter|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade|
|Soil Preferences||Poor : Well-drained|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Birds : Bark : Berries : Edible : Evergreen : Fire Resistant : Foliage : Form : Heat Tolerant : Poor Soil tolerant|
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