Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet'

Emerald Carpet Manzanita

Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath

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Plant type: Groundcover

Plant origin: N/A, California, Hybrid

 
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One Gallon 280   9.99
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Flower Color White
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height 0-1 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Coastal Sage Scrub

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam, No alkaline

Special Characteristic

Fire Resistance, Hedges and Screens, Lawn Substitute

Plant Highlights

Emerald Carpet manzanita is an evergreen groundcover. It is a hybrid between Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos nummularia. Emerald carpet is drought tolerant and is popular in commercial landscaping. Its shiny dark green leaves, and red stems are complimented by cluster of white flowers in January and February, possibly earlier. This manzanita likes a rich, well- draining and acidic soil to look its best.

Hybrid; origin = seed (1964) A. uva-ursi x A. nummularia, Haven's Neck, Mendocino Cl.; intro Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 1974

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