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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos uva-ursi'' 'Radiant'<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos uva-ursi'' 'Radiant'<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' 'Radiant' Manzanita selection</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' 'Radiant' Manzanita selection</h3>
Low, dense mat with glossy rounded leaves, light pink flowers and bright red berries. Does well in sand or clay as long as drainage is good. Sun on coast, part shade and extra water inland. Flowers attract hummingbirds.<br>
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:Low, dense mat with glossy rounded leaves, light pink flowers and bright red berries. Does well in sand or clay as long as drainage is good. Sun on coast, part shade and extra water inland. Flowers attract hummingbirds.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Groundcover
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:'''Plant Type:''' Groundcover
  
'''Height by Width:''' 3-8in. H x 6'-10' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 3-8in. H x 6'-10' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Groundcover
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Groundcover
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Occasional to moderate
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Occasional to moderate
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring
  
'''Flower Color:''' White - light pink
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:'''Flower Color:''' White - light pink
  
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Garden selection. Parent species found on North Coast, San Francisco Bay, central High Sierra Nevada (above Convict Lake, Mono Co.), Central Coast
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:'''Distribution:''' Garden selection. Parent species found on North Coast, San Francisco Bay, central High Sierra Nevada (above Convict Lake, Mono Co.), Central Coast
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Rocky outcrops, slopes, sandy soils, chaparral, coniferous forest.
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Rocky outcrops, slopes, sandy soils, chaparral, coniferous forest.
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
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[[Image:hummingbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:oak_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:''' TRUE<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>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 05:20, 7 April 2009

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Radiant'

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Radiant'
Common Name: 'Radiant' Manzanita selection

Low, dense mat with glossy rounded leaves, light pink flowers and bright red berries. Does well in sand or clay as long as drainage is good. Sun on coast, part shade and extra water inland. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 3-8in. H x 6'-10' W
Growth Habit: Groundcover
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White - light pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Garden selection. Parent species found on North Coast, San Francisco Bay, central High Sierra Nevada (above Convict Lake, Mono Co.), Central Coast
Natural Habitat: Rocky outcrops, slopes, sandy soils, chaparral, coniferous forest.

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Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links