Arctostaphylos pringlei

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos pringlei
Common Name: Pink Bracted Manzanita

Beautiful grey-green foliage with striking pink-red bracts that mature into pinkish-white flowers in late winter. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae

Plant Type: Shrub

Height by Width: 6-15' H

Growth Habit: Shrub, tree-like

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Slow

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Soil Preference: Well-draining

Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional

Cold Hardy to: 7200'

Flower Season: Winter/Spring

Flower Color: Pinkish-white

Endangered? Not Listed

Distribution: San Bernardino Mountains, Peninsular Ranges

Natural Habitat: Rocky slopes, open coniferous forests between 3600' and 7200'

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

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