Drought Devils - ARCT PAJAROENSIS PARADISE
ARCT PAJAROENSIS PARADISE
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'
Paradise Pajaro Manzanita
A woody evergreen shrub with a sprawling, upright form. Branches are crooked and sculptural with dark red bark. Rounded to egg-shaped, gray-green leaves emerge remarkably bright red. Clusters of bright pink, drooping, urn-shaped flowers are beneficial to many bird species. The berries are edible. Native to California. Tolerates serpentine, sand, and clay soils.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset zones: 14 - 24
Mature size: 3 - 8 feet high and 10 - 12 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water