Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, Hybrid
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sandy Loam, Adaptable
Attracts Wildlife, Edible , Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost
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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