Drought Devils - ARCT AUSTIN GRIFFITHS
ARCT AUSTIN GRIFFITHS
Arctostaphylos 'Austin Griffiths'
Austin Griffiths Manzanita
A woody evergreen shrub with a treelike habit. Branches are crooked and sculptural with red 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. Tolerates serpentine and clay soils.
USDA zones: 7 - 10
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 10 feet high and 6 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water