shrub, groundcover

Arctostaphylos x coloradoensis | Panchito Manzanita

This is a ground-hugging Manzanita useful as a low shrub or groundcover, reaching less than 1 foot high. It spreads wide, to 3 feet or more, and will drape nicely over ledges. Red berries follow the flowers in fall. A Plant Select plant. Definitely requires soil with good drainage. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: pink

Flower Season: spring, winter