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Arctstaphylos edmundsii Little Sur * Little Sur Manzanita

Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur is a low growing manzanita, a compact selection of the species. Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur grows short of foot tall and as much as five feet wide. Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur blooms Winter into Spring with white flowers typically starting in January. Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur grows in full sun near the coast and prefers some afternoon shade for inland gardens. Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur is drought tolerant but being a coastal selection will need some infrequent summer irrigation. Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur is a hummingbird favorite as it blooms when not much else is blooming in the Native Garden. Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur is a host plant for the Western Tussock Moth Caterpillar and is often visited by Monarchs, California Dogface, and Cloudless Sulfur Butterflies looking for nectar when in bloom..

Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur, Little Sur Manzanita

Flowers and foliage of Arctostaphylos edmundsii Little Sur the Little Sur Manzanita. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Arctostaphylos genus featured on this site:
Arctostaphylos Howard McMinn
Arctostaphylos insularis
Arctostaphylos John Dourley
Arctostaphylos Lester Rowntree
Arctostaphylos Pacific Mist