Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Point Reyes'

Point Reyes Manzanita

Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath

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Plant type: Groundcover

Plant origin: N/A, Horticultural Selection

 
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Flower Color Light Pink, Pink, White
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height 1-2 feet
Spread 5-10 feet, 10-15 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam, Adaptable

Special Characteristic

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

Plant Highlights

'Point Reyes' is one of the most common manzanitas in cultivaton. It has deep green shiny leaves. It makes a great groundcover and slope stabilizer. It usually stays under 1 foot tall but will spread to about 10 feet. It has proven to be very garden tolerant and has done well here in the interior heat with some regular summer water. Give this manzanita a well-draining soil for best performance, but you will find it is not fussy about what type of soil; rocky or sandy, acid soils to richer heavier soils, Point Reyes seems to grow in all these conditions.

Horticultural selection A. uva-ursi: origin = cuttings (1949)Pt. Reyeys, north coast, Marin Co.; intro Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 1956 (Research credit: Tree of life Nursery)

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