Xylococcus bicolor

Xylococcus bicolor

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Mission Manzanita

A California Native shrub that can reach up to twenty feet tall.  This slow growing shrub has pink and white flowers that bloom in the winter and spring.  The bark is a red gray color.  This shrub is great for bank stabilization.  It is native to San Diego, Baja California, Santa Catalina Island, and in the foothills northwest of Pasadena.  

Plant with: Sugar Bush, Spiny Redberry, Black Sage, Ceanothus crassifoliusCeanothus tomentosusCeanothus leucodermis

- Full sun

- Tolerates most soil as long as the drainage is fast

- Water once a month once established

- Hardy up to 25 degrees

- Attracts bees, birds, and hummingbirds