Arctostaphylos 'Mama Bear'

Mama Bear Manzanita

Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath


Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, Hybrid

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Flower Color Light Pink
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 1-5 feet, 5-10 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sandy Loam, Adaptable

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Edible , Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

This upright form, evergreen shrub has a showy trunk that is purple-brown and has grey-green foliage.Its many pink flowers attract hummingbird,bees and pollinators in winter and early spring. Mama Bear will reach 6'-8' high and spread about 4'-6' It is thought to be a natural hybrid of A. densiflora x A. manzanita.

Introduction: Bert Wilson, Las Pilitas Nursery - Photos credit: Las Pilitas

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