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Arctostaphylos franciscana


 
Family: Ericaceae
Hardiness: Zones 8-9
Mature Size: 2'x6'
Exposure: Sun
Bloom Time: March
Moisture Needs: Dry to Moderate; Good Drainage
Origin: California
Price: $25.00

Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: P5362
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Description
 
A Bay Area species thought to be extinct until a single plant was discovered in 2009 during a botanical survey prior to a freeway expansion.  This one plant was dug and lifted by crane for transplanting to San Francisco Botanical Garden and one of the first propagations was given to us by the curator.  Low growing to 2 feet or so and spreading with white flowers.  Perfect example of ex situ conservation by botanic gardens and specialist nurseries.