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Arctostaphylos densiflora
Arctostaphylos densiflora

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Arctostaphylos densiflora

Vine Hill Manzanita
Ericaceae
Evergreen, Shrubs

Native to Sonoma area, California. Generally low and spreading; outer branches take root when they touch soil. Selections such as ‘Howard McMinn’ and ‘Harmony’ can eventually grow to 5 or 6 ft. tall and spread to 8 ft.; can even be trained as small trees. Slender, crooked main stems; smooth, reddish black bark. Small, glossy, light or dark green leaves. White or pink flowers. In bank planting, low types do best on east- or northeast-facing slopes, in loose soil with good drainage.

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