Difference between revisions of "Arctostaphylos viridissima"

From Native Plant Database
Jump to navigation Jump to search
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos viridissima''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Arctostaphylos viridissima''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' White-haired or Santa Cruz Manzanita</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' White-haired or Santa Cruz Manzanita</h3>
Rare. Endangered in a portion of its range. Light green foliage, with new growth tinged red. Good choice for planting with pines. Tolerates garden conditions. Flowers attract hummingbirds.<br>
+
:Rare. Endangered in a portion of its range. Light green foliage, with new growth tinged red. Good choice for planting with pines. Tolerates garden conditions. Flowers attract hummingbirds.
  
 
----
 
----
  
'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
+
:'''Plant Family:''' Ericaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
+
:'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
  
'''Height by Width:''' 2-8' H x 8' W
+
:'''Height by Width:''' 2-8' H x 8' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, multi-branching
+
:'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, multi-branching
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
+
:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
+
:'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
"'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
+
":'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
 
Inland: Part Sun"
 
Inland: Part Sun"
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining, acidic
+
:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining, acidic
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Occasional to moderate
+
:'''Water Requirements:''' Occasional to moderate
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
+
:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
+
:'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
  
'''Flower Color:''' White
+
:'''Flower Color:''' White
  
'''Endangered?''' List 4 / RED 1-2-3
+
:'''Endangered?:''' List 4 / RED 1-2-3
  
'''Distribution:''' Eastern portions of Santa Cruz Island
+
:'''Distribution:''' Eastern portions of Santa Cruz Island
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Closed-cone coniferous forest, Rocky shale chaparral. Elevation: 300 - 1500'.
+
:'''Natural Habitat:''' Closed-cone coniferous forest, Rocky shale chaparral. Elevation: 300 - 1500'.
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
+
[[Image:hummingbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:slope_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
+
----
'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
 +
:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
----
 
  
'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
+
:'''History'''<br>
 +
 
  
'''History'''<br>
+
:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
+
:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 05:24, 7 April 2009

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos viridissima
Common Name: White-haired or Santa Cruz Manzanita

Rare. Endangered in a portion of its range. Light green foliage, with new growth tinged red. Good choice for planting with pines. Tolerates garden conditions. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 2-8' H x 8' W
Growth Habit: Upright, multi-branching
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow

":Sun Exposure: Full sun Inland: Part Sun"

Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: List 4 / RED 1-2-3
Distribution: Eastern portions of Santa Cruz Island
Natural Habitat: Closed-cone coniferous forest, Rocky shale chaparral. Elevation: 300 - 1500'.

Hummingbird iconA.jpg Songbird iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Slope iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links