Arctostaphylos auriculata

Arctostaphylos auriculata

Mt. Diablo manzanita

Heath

$15.00

  • Drought tolerant evergreen shrub
  • 4 to 15 feet tall
  • Rare, endemic to Mt. Diablo sandstone
  • Pink, urn-shaped flowers in spring provide nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Red berries in fall provide food for wildlife
  • Attractive red mahogany colored bark
  • Does not resprout after fire, but seed dormancy is broken by heat and charrate
  • Found in Diablo and Los Vaqueros watershed sections
Clear
Origin

Mt. Diablo South

Size

1 gallon

pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
dormancy Evergreen
bloom season Feb
features Fruits
sun Full Sun
soil Good
pollinators Hummingbirds
bloom season Jan
water Low
bloom season Mar
flower color Pink
soil Well-drained

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