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Arctostaphylos tomentosa

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

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

Features: Peeling bark; hairy branches; white flowers

Uses: Containers Shrub borders Dry gardens

Zones: 8-10

Description: This Californian native has peeling bark that hangs in long shreds. It grows up to 8 ft (2.4 m) high. The new branches are densely hairy and the glossy elliptic to oval leaves, 13?4 in (40 mm) long, have a pronounced gray felting beneath. White flowers ar

Growth Habit: Upright open branched habit

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