Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Pacific Mist'
Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Pacific Mist'
Common Name: 'Pacific Mist' Manzanita selection
Fast growing for a manzanita. Drought-tolerant on coast, needs some summer water inland. Nice form with pointed gray-green leaves. Easy to grow. Garden tolerant. Flowers attract hummingbirds.
Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Low, mounding
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter
Flower Color: White
Endangered? Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Natural Habitat: Hills, bluffs, canyons in coastal sage scrub
Under Oaks: TRUE
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