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Arctostaphylos


Native Perennials



 

Arctostaphylos obispoensis x pajaroensis 'Lester R  Lester Rowntree Manzanita    
A stunning manzanita named for the early native plant pioneer and groundbreaking woman, Lester Rowntree, who provided the seed. Perfect as a hedge, in a dry garden, on a slope or as a specimen tree. A beautiful mounding shrub that you can hold to 8'-10' tall and wide Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites.  
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   16.00 

Native Shrubs



 

Arctostaphylos 'Austin Griffiths'  Austin Griffiths Manzanita   
10' tall by 6' wide, can be held to 6' x 4' with pruning. Similar in many ways to "Dr. Hurd," but smaller. Tolerant of some water, but also takes drought(especially in clay). Pink flowers from January - February. Great wildlife plant: Hummingbirds and bumblebees like the flowers, birds and chipmunks like the fruits! "Austin Griffith's Manzanita is a hybrid between Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel' and Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd' manzanitas was introduced in the 1980's by Native Sons Nursery in memory of Austin Griffin who volunteered in the conservation of the Nipomo Dunes and at Native Sons Nursery for years before his death." 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   55.00 

Arctostaphylos 'Pacific Mist'     
Nice low mounding manzanita with erect branching habit. Grey-green leaves. 2-3 ft. high and 6-10 ft. wide.  
Qty:
(1)  15 gal   175.00 

Arctostaphylos 'Sunset'  Sunset Manzanita  Monterey County 
Natural hybrid of Arctostaphylos hookerii X pajaroensis is more compact, less leggy and more drought tolerant than Pajaro. 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   50.00 

Arctostaphylos andersonii.  Santa Cruz Manzanita  Watsonville, Pajaro 
Gorgeous, rare, and endangered endemic manzanita from sand hills in the Santa Cruz Mountains, adapted to fog, heat, and drought. Grows 6-8 feet tall and wide with characteristic red curvy branches and a big winter bloom.  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   15.00 

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. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(9)  5 gal   50.00 

Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. crinita  Crinite Manzanita  Bay Area 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   25.00 

Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard Mcminn'  Howard Mcminn Manzanita   
Medium-sized manzanita with neat green leaves & red stems which thrives in garden conditions - including clay. Grows 3-5 ft high and 5-7 ft wide. 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   14.00 

Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel'     
Closely related to 'Howard McMinn.' Gorgeous red bark with dark green-grey leaves. Erect habit, 6-12' high and 4-10 ft. wide.  
Qty:
(9)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   50.00 

Arctostaphylos densiflora x 'Lutsko's Pink'     
Four to six feet tall and wide. Light pink flowers. 
Qty:
(2)  3 gal   32.00 

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Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Bert Johnson'  Bert Johnson Manzanita   
Lush groundcover for coastal conditions. Forms a flat mat, gray-green leaves, bronze new growth, white flowers with pink tinge. Tolerates clay & heavy water if well drained. Lovely spilling over walls. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   15.00 

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. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   45.00 

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. 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(1)  4" pot   7.00 

Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Wayside'  Monterey Manzanita   
2 ft. high shrubby ground cover spreading to 8 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, give it part shade in hot climates. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   15.00 

Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'  Doctor Hurd's Manzanita   
Here's the one your mother warned you about: tall, dark, and handsome, a 6 to 12 ft. shrub to small tree with long crooked branches, smooth reddish bark, and large bright evergreen leaves. Highly seductive. The leaf extract of the Arctostaphylos species has anti-microbal qualities and the berries are edible.  
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   50.00 

Arctostaphylos manzanita 'St. Helena'  Manzanita   
A disease-resistant manzanita that grows into a small tree. Selected from Napa County. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   19.00 

Arctostaphylos montana  Mt. Tamalpais Manzanita  Mt. Tamalpais 
A rare Bay Area endemic from sandstone and granite outcrops, 1-2ft tall and spreading.  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 

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. 
Qty:
(1)  2" rose pot   2.00 

Arctostaphylos pumila 'Wavelength'  Wavelength 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. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   50.00 

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. 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   15.00 

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Arctostaphylos silvicola  Silver Manzanita  Bonny Doon 
Gorgeous rare manzanita with silver foliage, endemic to the sand hills of Santa Cruz County. 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal   55.00 

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. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   45.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Point Reyes'  Point Reyes Manzanita   
Nice low groundcover with dark green rounded leaves, 6 in. high and 6 ft. wide. Selected from a choice local population at Point Reyes, this is a popular favorite. 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   50.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'San Bruno Mountain'  San Bruno Mountain Kinickinick  San Bruno Mountain 
The local selection of this low-growing manzanita. Full sun to part shade. Disease resistant. 1' tall by 6' wide. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   50.00 


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