Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. mollis

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. mollis
Common Name: Santa Monica Mountains Manzanita

Excellent manzanita found locally in the Santa Monica Mountains and Angeles National Forest. Tolerates heavy soils. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae

Plant Type: Shrub

Height by Width: 3-6' H x 4-8' W

Growth Habit: Mounding, dense

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Slow

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Soil Preference: Adaptable

Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional

Cold Hardy to: 40 degrees F

Flower Season: Winter/Spring

Flower Color: White

Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: Western Transverse Ranges (Santa Ynez and Santa Monica Mountains) below 6000'

Natural Habitat: Rocky slopes, ridges, woodlands

Hummingbirds: TRUE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: FALSE
Butterflies: TRUE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: TRUE
Container: FALSE

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