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hairy manzanita

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Hairy manzanita
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Hairy manzanita trunk Hairy manzanita foliage young manzanita

Arctostaphylos columbiana

Evergreen Shrub

Height: 15 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: Low

Moisture req.: dry

Exposure req.: sun


Plant description:

Hairy manzanita is a stunning addition to a dry, sunny site. This broad-leaved evergreen shrub has greenish-gray leaves and a deep; reddish brown colored trunk. Although not particularly common, hairy manzanita is found sporadically through out the Puget Sound area.

Keywords: broad, broad leaf (evergreen), drought tolerant