Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'

Paradise Manzanita

Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath

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Plant type: Groundcover, Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, Horticultural Selection

 
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Flower Color Light Pink, Pink
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height 2-3 feet, 3-5 feet
Spread 1-5 feet, 5-10 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam, Adaptable

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Edible , Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

Paradise Manzanita is a showy, spreading evergreen shrub and can be used as a border or as groundcover. It is prized for its reddish bronze new growth foliage. The bark is a dark red, while the flowers vary from white to pink depending on the climate and soil. If the manzanita is pruned once a year the bright red new growth will cover the shrub and the growth will turn almost purple in the fall. This manzanita has a longer than usual flowering cycle. Expect a height between 3' and 6', speading to up to 10'. Paradise is a selection of the species.

Horticultural Selection A. pajaroensis: origin = cuttings from W. Roderick (197?); introduced by Suncrest Nurseries 1982.

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