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Native Shrubs


Arctostaphylos 'Sunset'  Sunset Manzanita  Monterey County 
Natural hybrid of Arctostaphylos hookerii X pajaroensis is more compact, less leggy and more drought tolerant than Pajaro. 
(2)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos bakeri 'Louis Edmunds'  Louis Edmunds Manzanita   
This is a medium-sized manzanita very similar to pajaroensis which thrives in garden conditions. Grows 5-6 ft high and wide. Pink flowers and berries that attract many types of birds and other wildlife. 
(2)  5 gal   45.00 

Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. rosei  Brittleleaf Manzanita  Brotherhood Way, SF 
An old-school San Francisco native, this gorgeous six-foot shrub once thrived in the sand dunes along Brotherhood Way near Lake Merced; it is now rare and endangered. 
(4)  4" pot   5.00 

Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Carmel Sur'     
Lush groundcover for coastal conditions. Like uva-ursi but leaves more felty with pink tones in the new growth. Tolerates clay & heavy water if well drained. Lovely spilling over walls. 
(3)  1 gal   14.00 

Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Ken Taylor'  Monterey Manzanita   
2 ft. high shrubby ground cover spreading to 6 feet & rooting to spread further. Fine-textured foliage looks delicate but stands up to rough conditions including high winds and total drought. An excellent choice for the fog belt. 
(2)  4" pot   8.00 

Arctostaphylos hookerii ssp. franciscana  Franciscan Manzanita  San Francisco 
Rescued from the Laurel Hill Cemetery in San Francisco, this low, dense manzanita is now extinct in the wild. A beautiful specimen along a rock wall or spilling out of a container. In winter its grey green leaves are offset by dangling clusters of small white flowers. A very adaptable plant, it is drought tolerant, and thrives in heavy or rocky soil, including serpentine.  
(1)  1 gal   15.00 

Arctostaphylos montana  Mt. Tamalpais Manzanita  Mt. Tamalpais 
A rare Bay Area endemic from sandstone and granite outcrops, 1-2ft tall and spreading.  
(23)  1 gal   12.00 

Arctostaphylos morroensis  Morro Manzanita  Central Coast 
A rare and threatened sand dune species endemic to San Luis Obispo County. Smallish silvery leaves on sprawling shaggy deep red branches, eventually forming a large shrub of 4-8 feet. 
(5)  1 gal   14.00 
(4)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Warren Roberts'  Warren Roberts Manzanita   
Larger selection of the species, with long bloom and pink flowers. Amazing color of new coppery leaves. Grows up to 6 foot tall and spreading to 10-ft. 
(4)  1 gal   14.00 

Native Shrubs continued...


Arctostaphylos pumila  Sandmat Manzanita   
An endangered endemic from the sand dunes of Monterey Bay, this gorgeous manzanita grows around 30" tall with greyish-green foliage the texture of fine velvet; new growth is touched with crimson on the edges. Its tight habit and attractive coloration make this an outstanding choice for a small city garden, especially in the sandy soils it prefers. 
(8)  2" rose pot   2.50 

Arctostaphylos rudis 'Vandenberg'  Vandenberg Shagbark Manzanita  Vandenberg Air Force Base 
A rare species from old sand dunes along the central coast, Arctostaphylos rudis tolerates full sun, no water, and total neglect (when given adequate drainage). Grows 7' x 10', with lovely grey-green foliage and pinkish-white flowers in winter. 
(1)  2 gal   24.00 

Arctostaphylos silvicola  Silver Manzanita  Bonny Doon 
Gorgeous rare manzanita with silver foliage, endemic to the sand hills of Santa Cruz County. 
(3)  1 gal   14.00 
(3)  4" pot   7.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Emerald Carpet'  Emerald Carpet Kinickinick   
Clean and green low-growing groundcover in garden conditions. 4-18 in. high and 6-10 ft. wide with white flowers. This is a widely acclaimed hybrid of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and A. nummularia. 
(2)  1 gal   14.00 

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