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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos'' 'Sunset' (''A. hookeri x A. pajaroensis'')<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos'' 'Sunset' (''A. hookeri x A. pajaroensis'')<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' 'Sunset' Manzanita selection</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' 'Sunset' Manzanita selection</h3>
Very easy to grow. New foliage is a coppery-red. Tolerates heavy soils. Nice compact manzanita recommended as specimen or hedge. Heavy blooms with red peeling bark. Flowers attract hummingbirds.<br>
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:Very easy to grow. New foliage is a coppery-red. Tolerates heavy soils. Nice compact manzanita recommended as specimen or hedge. Heavy blooms with red peeling bark. Flowers attract hummingbirds.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
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:'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
  
'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
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:'''Height by Width:''' 4'-5' H x 4'-6' W
  
'''Height by Width:''' 4'-5' H x 4'-6' W
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Dense, upright and round
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Dense, upright and round
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to part sun
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to part sun
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 15 degrees F
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 15 degrees F
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:'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
  
'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
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:'''Flower Color:''' White/Pink
  
'''Flower Color:''' White/Pink
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Distribution:''' Selected for use in the garden;  Introduced by Saratoga Horticultural Foundation to commemorate Sunset magazine's 75th anniversary.
  
'''Distribution:''' Selected for use in the garden;  Introduced by Saratoga Horticultural Foundation to commemorate Sunset magazine's 75th anniversary.
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Slopes, canyons, hills, hot dry areas
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Slopes, canyons, hills, hot dry areas
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[[Image:hummingbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:slope_iconA.jpg]]
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'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
  
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:'''History'''<br>
  
'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
 
  
'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 05:14, 7 April 2009

Arctostaphylos 'Sunset'
Arctostaphylos 'Sunset'
Arctostaphylos 'Sunset'

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos 'Sunset' (A. hookeri x A. pajaroensis)
Common Name: 'Sunset' Manzanita selection

Very easy to grow. New foliage is a coppery-red. Tolerates heavy soils. Nice compact manzanita recommended as specimen or hedge. Heavy blooms with red peeling bark. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4'-5' H x 4'-6' W
Growth Habit: Dense, upright and round
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: White/Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden; Introduced by Saratoga Horticultural Foundation to commemorate Sunset magazine's 75th anniversary.
Natural Habitat: Slopes, canyons, hills, hot dry areas

Hummingbird iconA.jpg Songbird iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg Slope iconA.jpg


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