Plant family: Ericaceae - Heath
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California
Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand
Decomposed Granite, Sand
Attracts Wildlife, Hedges and Screens, Tolerates Hard Frost
Ghostly, or Santa Cruz, Manzanita silver-gray foliage contrasts brilliantly with red bark. This 8 foot high shrub produces bell shaped white flowers in the late winter. Water generously in the winter and very cautiously in the summer months. This is an intriguing addition to a landscape due to its beautiful silver foliage. Well draining soils are recommended. Tolerates shallow soil.
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