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 coastsouth of San Francisco bayand to Channel Islands. Resembles A. lentiformis but is notspiny. Grows 5–7 ft. high and6–8 ft. wide. Useful gray planton ocean front; will grow inreclaimed marine soil. Sometimes sheared into a hedge.
Low, spreading bush2–4 ft. tall, 4–8 ft. wide. Barkis corky, flaking, grayish brown.Narrow blue-green ...
Native to foothills ofCalifornia (from Santa Clara to San Diego) and to desert mountain slopes of Sout...
Fast-growing tropical American natives with tiny flowers in tight clusters that look like miniature no...