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A Manzanita Resource Guide

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Garden-worthy Manzanitas
The following suggestions were assembled by Paula Panich to accompany her tribute to manzanitas in the January 2008 issue of Pacific Horticulture. They are derived from California Native Plants for Your Garden (see below), and from Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden in Claremont, California. (www.rsabg.org)

Low shrubs and groundcovers (under 3-4’)
Arctostaphylos edmundsii
Edmunds manzanita
A. edmundsii ‘Carmel Sur’
A. pumila
sandmat manzanita
A. uva-ursi
bearberry, kinnikinnick
A. uva-ursi ‘Radiant’
A. ‘Pacific Mist’

Medium shrubs (3-4’ to 10’)
Arctostaphylos bakeri ‘Louis Edmonds’
A. parjaroensis ‘Paradise’
A. ‘Howard McMinn’
A. ‘John Dourley’
A. ‘Sentinel’
A. ‘Sunset’

Tree-like shrubs (over 10’)
A. glauca
bigberry manzanita
A. manzanita
Parry manzanita
A. ‘Dr Hurd’
Nursery Sources
Each of the following nurseries usually offer several species or selections of manzanita (Arctostaphylos), including many that are not included in Paula Panich’s article in the January 2008 of Pacific Horticulture or in the list above. In addition to the nurseries listed, watch for plant sales at botanical gardens with native plant collections and ...

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