Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'San Bruno Mountain'

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'San Bruno Mountain'
Common Name: 'San Bruno Mountain' Manzanita selection

Highly recommended hardy groundcover featuring thick rounded leaves and pale pink flowers. Vigorous and dense. Tolerates garden water. Recommended for use near a lawn border. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae

Plant Type: Groundcover

Height by Width: 6in. H x 10' W

Growth Habit: Groundcover

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Moderate

"Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade Part Sun-Inland"

Soil Preference: Adaptable

Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate

Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F

Flower Season: Winter/Spring

Flower Color: Pink

Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: Garden selection from San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo. Introduced by Ken Taylor.

Natural Habitat: San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo

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

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