Arctostaphylos 'White Lanterns'

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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

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