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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos manzanita'' 'Dr. Hurd'<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos manzanita'' 'Dr. Hurd'<br>
'''Common Name:''' 'Dr. Hurd' Manzanita selection</h3>
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'''Common Name:''' Dr. Hurd Manzanita</h3>
Tolerates regular garden care. Light green leaves and mahogany bark are hallmarks of this specimen manzanita. Stunning companion to Bigberry manzanita (A. glauca). Flowers attract hummingbirds.<br>
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:Tree-like manzanita that tolerates regular garden care and heavy soils. Grey green leaves and mahogany bark are hallmarks of this specimen manzanita. Stunning alternative to Bigberry manzanita (A. glauca). Flowers attract hummingbirds.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Shrub/Tree-like
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:'''Plant Type:''' Multi-trunked, tree-like
  
'''Height by Width:''' 15' H x 10' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 15' H x 10' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Multi-trunked, tree-like
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Multi-trunked, tree-like
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 0-15 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 0-15 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
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:'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
  
'''Flower Color:''' White
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:'''Flower Color:''' White
  
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Selected for the garden by Saratoga Horticultural Foundation
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:'''Distribution:''' Selected for the garden by Saratoga Horticultural Foundation
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Slopes, chaparral, rocky soils, woodland, forest
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Slopes, chaparral, rocky soils, woodland, forest
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
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[[Image:hummingbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:slope_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:container_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Container:''' TRUE<br>
 
  
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
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:'''References'''<br>
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:* Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. ''California Native Plants for the Garden.'' Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
  
'''Links'''<br>
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Latest revision as of 22:46, 19 August 2010

Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'
Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'
Common Name: Dr. Hurd Manzanita

Tree-like manzanita that tolerates regular garden care and heavy soils. Grey green leaves and mahogany bark are hallmarks of this specimen manzanita. Stunning alternative to Bigberry manzanita (A. glauca). Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Multi-trunked, tree-like
Height by Width: 15' H x 10' W
Growth Habit: Multi-trunked, tree-like
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 0-15 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden by Saratoga Horticultural Foundation
Natural Habitat: Slopes, chaparral, rocky soils, woodland, forest

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


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names
References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
Links