Evergreen, Shrubs, Trees, Decorative fruit or berries
Native to coastal Southern California and Baja California, this rather formal plant grows to6–18 ft. high and 4–8 ft. wide.Its leathery, 1–3-in.-long leavesare shiny dark green above,white and hairy beneath, within-rolled margins. (VarietyC. d. planifolia has flat leaves.) Small, white, bell-shaped flowers appear in spring, followed by clusters of red, warty berries similar to those of madrone (Arbutus menziesii).
Needs little pruning, but some thinning improves appearance. Water occasionally outside ofits native coastal range.
To 3–4 ft. tall and twice as wide,is especially silvery; toleratesdrought, heat, cold.
Native to Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and Anacapa islands, Southern California. Grows 3–4 ft. (somet...
Native to Coast Rangesin Southern California. To 6–9 ft. tall, 4–6 ft. wide. Thickish,scallop-edged le...