Drought Devils - ARCT DENSIFLORA SENTINEL
ARCT DENSIFLORA SENTINEL
Arctostaphylos densiflorus 'Sentinel'
A woody evergreen shrub with a treelike form. Branches are crooked and sculptural with exfoliating red-brown bark. Downy, light green leaves are rounded to egg-shaped. Abundant clusters of pale pink, drooping, urn-shaped flowers are beneficial to many bird species. The berries are edible. Native to California. Tolerates serpentine and clay soils.
USDA zones: 7 - 10
Sunset zones: 7 - 9, 14 - 21
Mature size: 6 - 10 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water