Xylococcus bicolor

Mission Manzanita

Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath

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Plant type: Shrub, Tree

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Cream, Pink, White
Blooming Season Winter
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Wildlife Friendliness Rating
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Chaparral

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Decomposed Granite, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

A mid to large sized shrub, Mission Manzanita is local to a small coastal region of the pacific and inland Chaparral areas of San Diego and Southern Riverside counties. The leaves are dark green in color and oblong in shape, curling as they grow in age. Flowers are found from December to February and are pink to white at the base, shading to yellow at the petal tip. The bark is a deep red in hue and can be smooth to the touch. This an extremely hardy, drought tolerant shrub that can be pruned as a small tree.

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