California Natives - ARCT B LOUIS EDMUNDS
ARCT B LOUIS EDMUNDS
Arctostaphylos bakeri 'Louis Edmunds'
Louis Edmunds Manzanita
A woody evergreen shrub with an upright, treelike form. Branches are crooked and sculptural with exfoliating purple-brown bark. Gray-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. Needs acidic to neutral soils.
USDA zones: 8 - 11
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 14 - 17
Mature size: 6 - 10 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun or light shade
Water needs: little to moderate water