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Arctostaphylos densiflora


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

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

Features: Glossy green leaves; white flowers on panicles

Uses: Containers Spillover planting Rock gardens

Zones: 8-10

Description: Native to Sonoma County, California, this procumbent shrub has dark red to nearly black, smooth bark. It grows up to 5 ft (1.5 m) in height, with a spread of approximately 6 ft (1.8 m), requiring full sun or part shade. Flowers are held in small short pan

Growth Habit: Procumbent habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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