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CA Native Shrubs (misc.)
HoaryFuchsia
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Epilobium canumCA Native
HOARY FUCHSIA
Uses: Low spreader, soft ground cover, pretty as cascade over walls or in pots. Good on slopes for erosion control.
Sun Exposure
Sun/part shade
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Rocky, sandy
Height & Width
6"-12" x 3â'-4'
Flowers
Summer/Fall; Red
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
CoastorCABushSunflower
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Encelia californicaCA Native
COAST or CA BUSH SUNFLOWER
Uses: Butterfly garden; for pretty cut flowers; as food, cover,nesting material for wildlife. Easy to grow shrub.
Sun Exposure
Sun to part shade
Water Requirements
Semi-moist to moist
Soil Preference
Sand to loam
Height & Width
3' x 5'
Flowers
All year; Yellow
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
GiantCoreopsis
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Coreopsis giganteaCA Native
GIANT COREOPSIS
Uses: Unusual looking plant resembles a small tropical tree. Profuse flowering ball in spring. Feathery leaves.
Sun Exposure
Full/Part sun
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy, good drainage
Height & Width
To 4' x 4'
Flowers
Spring; Yellow
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
BeachSuncups
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Camissonia cheiranthifoliaCA Native
BEACH SUNCUPS or PRIMROSE
Uses: Low border, groundcover, beach garden. Carpets of yellow flowers, blue-green leaves. Will self-reseed.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Low
Soil Preference
Sand
Height & Width
1'- 2' x 1'- 2'
Flowers
Spr/Sum; Yellow
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen with water
 
RedFairyduster
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Calliandra californicaCA Native
RED FAIRYDUSTER or ZAPOTILLO
Uses: Foundation planting, as an informal screen, by an entryway or sunny patio. Bright tassel-like flowers.
Sun Exposure
Sun or part shade
Water Requirements
Low, periodic deep watering
Soil Preference
Sandy or rocky
Height & Width
To 5' x 5'
Flowers
Nearly all year; Red
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
CoyoteBrush
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Baccharis pilularisCA Native
COYOTE BRUSH
Uses: Erosion control for slopes, groundcover, low shrub. Evergreen and neat all year. Attracts beneficial insects.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Dry
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
2' x 6'- 8'
Flowers
Spr/Sum; White
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
QuailorSaltBush
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Atriplex lentiformisCA Native
QUAIL OR SALT BUSH
Uses: Mounding shrub for large area, slope, dune or restoration project. Provides food and cover for wildlife.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Dry
Soil Preference
Rocky/Sandy
Height & Width
To 8' x spreader
Flowers
Summer; Nondescript
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
Wormwood
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Artemisia 'Powis Castle'Southwest Native
WORMWOOD
Uses: Silver mounding companion to green perennials & ornamental grasses; in rock gardens; in pots; wall cascade.
Sun Exposure
Sun to partial shade
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy, Good drainage
Height & Width
2'- 3' x 2' (spreads)
Flowers
Fall; nondescript
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
DouglasMugwort
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Artemisia douglasianaCA Native
DOUGLAS MUGWORT
Uses: Herbaceous upright plant with scented leaves. Chumash used it to sooth poison oak. Birds love it.
Sun Exposure
Sun or shade
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy to rocky
Height & Width
3' x 3'
Flowers
Summer; nondescript
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
CaliforniaSagebrush
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Artemisia californicaCA Native
CALIFORNIA SAGEBRUSH
Uses: Hedge, large area or slope, bird and butterfly garden. Attracts all sorts of wildlife. Fragrant feathery leaves.
Sun Exposure
Full/Part sun
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sand or clay
Height & Width
4' x 3'
Flowers
Spring; nondescript
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
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