Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Bert Johnson'. Click for more manzanita information. Ericaceae Heaths, Heathers Origin: Legal Info. Good nectar source for butterflies.
It has deep reddish brown bark and narrow grey- green leaves. To 8 feet high and wide. This North America native is a narrow-growing hybrid that features deeply-lobed, dark-green leaves with pale-green undersides, with tones of yellow, red and orange developing in the cool of fall.
Plant in full sun to light shade. A naturally occuring hybrid discovered near Prunedale in Monterey Co.
Flowers attract hummingbirds; the seeds are relished by small birds such as sparrows and Juncos. It likes to be five to ten feet from a watered area where it can get the root moisture without the wet feet it hates. Often planted en mass to create a large scale groundcover.
Deciduous tree growing 20' or taller and spreading 30'-40'. Attracts bees and butterflies. An old favorite.
Full sun to light shade. The round red fruits, about one inch across are sparsely produced. Send this to a friend Your email Recipient email Send Cancel.
Can be pruned to expose the beautiful sinuous branching structure. To about 5 ft. A natural for coastal areas, it requires some relief from the hot sun and additional water inland.
Evergreen shrub that is low and spreading making a 5'-6' mound it can spread as far as 7' in five years. Aquilegia eximia. An upright shrub 4 -7 ft. Large clusters of white flowers give way to red-orange berries that can remain into winter if the birds don't get them. This is the manzanita you can usually find in commercial landscapes. Full Sun Summer Dry: