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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos'' 'White Lanterns'<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos'' 'White Lanterns'<br>
'''Common Name:''' 'White Lanterns' Manzanita selection</h3>
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'''Common Name:''' White Lanterns Manzanita</h3>
Masses of white  blooms with a pink tinge in winter! Similar to Arcto 'Howard McMinn' but with a denser form and refined texture. Rich and beautiful dark mahogany bark.  Excellent for hummingbirds and butterflies.<br>
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:Masses of white  blooms with a pink tinge in winter! Similar to Arcto 'Howard McMinn' but with a denser form and refined texture. Rich and beautiful dark mahogany bark.  Excellent for hummingbirds and butterflies.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
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:'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
  
'''Height by Width:''' 5-7' H x 8-12' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 5-7' H x 8-12' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Tall, wide and dense
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Tall, wide and dense
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Sun to part shade
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Sun to part shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 25 degrees F
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:'''Flower Season:''' Winter
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:'''Flower Color:''' White
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not listed
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:'''Distribution:''' Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Slopes, canyons, hillsides, hot open areas
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[[Image:hummingbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:slope_iconA.jpg]]
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'''Cold Hardy to:''' 25 degrees F
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
'''Flower Season:''' Winter
 
  
'''Flower Color:''' White
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:'''History'''<br>
  
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
 
  
'''Distribution:''' Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Slopes, canyons, hillsides, hot open areas
 
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 

Latest revision as of 05:30, 8 September 2009

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos 'White Lanterns'
Common Name: White Lanterns Manzanita

Masses of white blooms with a pink tinge in winter! Similar to Arcto 'Howard McMinn' but with a denser form and refined texture. Rich and beautiful dark mahogany bark. Excellent for hummingbirds and butterflies.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5-7' H x 8-12' W
Growth Habit: Tall, wide and dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Natural Habitat: Slopes, canyons, hillsides, hot open areas

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


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links