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Arctostaphylos canescens

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Arctostaphylos
                        Specie: Arctostaphylos canescens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained lime-free soil in a sunny position

Features: Rounded leaves have downy texture when young; pink flowers

Uses: Containers Shrub borders

Zones: 7-10

Description: Native from southern Oregon to California, this species grows up to 6 ft (1.8 m) tall, often much smaller. It makes a compact shrub with smooth dark red twigs, hairy when young. The oblong to rounded leaves, 11?2 in (35 mm) long, are densely covered in wh

Growth Habit: Dense habit

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