Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, Horticultural Selection
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sandy Loam, Adaptable
Attracts Wildlife, Hedges and Screens, Tolerant of Clay Soil
This medium sized Manzanita is distinguished by it's dark red almost purple bark and deep pink flowers. This evergreen shrub delights hummingbirds, butterflies and bumblebees who are attracted to the bell shaped pink flowers that cover the plant in late December, early January. Baby Bear has a reputation as a shrub that is easy to grow and tolerates most soils. It will reach 6'-8' with a similar spread. Ideal as a hedge or foundation shrub.
Introduction: Bert Wilson, Las Pilitas Nursery
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