Atriplex lentiformis breweri
Quail Bush, Brewer Saltbush
Unusually tolerant of direct seashore conditions and highly alkaline desert soils, saltbushes are grown for their gray or silvery foliage. Flowers and seeds attract birds. Need good drainage. Often become straggly with age; to keep them compact, cut back previous year’s growth by one-third each year before the first flush of spring growth. Plants are fire resistant.Atriplex lentiformis breweri
Native to California coast south of San Francisco Bay and to Channel Islands. Resembles A. lentiformis but is not spiny. Grows 5–7 ft. high and 6–8 ft. wide. Useful gray plant on oceanfront; will grow in reclaimed marine soil. Sometimes sheared into a hedge.
From Taiwan. Grows to 15–30 ft. tall and wide, with drooping branchlets and glossy green, oval, ...
Native to Australia but naturalized in parts of the West and Southwest. Forms a dense, foot-high mat o...
These woody-stemmed Southern California natives with tubular, lipped flowers were once listed as shrub...