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Manzanita w/ Pinkish White Flowers

 

A medium to large shrub that performs well in a variety of garden environments. 'Sunset' differs from most manzanitas with its rough, peeling bark. Bright copper new foliage matures into a medium green. Leaf tips can be pointed. Tolerates light pruning and can be used as a formal or informal hedge.

Arctostaphylos 'Sunset'

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit type : Berry

Fruit color : Red

Leaf Characteristics

Bark habit : Peeling

Bark texture : Rough

Leaf notes : New growth is copper colored.

Bark color : Reddish-brown

Leaf texture : Shiny

Leaf shape : Oval with acute leaf tip

Leaf color : Medium green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Urn-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4-5 ft.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 5 to 10 F (Z7b)

Sunset zone : 6-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes