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Arctostaphylos hookeri


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 18 in (45 cm)

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

Features: Pale green leaves; terminal clusters of white?pink flowers

Uses: Containers Spillover planting Rock gardens Ground cover

Zones: 8-10

Description: This species from central California makes a mat or mound seldom more than 18 in (45 cm) high with a spread of 3 ft (1 m) or more. The bark is red-brown, smooth, and the light green leaves are 1 in (25 mm), oval to elliptic with a narrow point. Glossy flo

Growth Habit: Prostrate habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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