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Fremontodendron californicum

California Flannel Bush

Flannel Bush, Fremontia
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Fremontodendron californicum
Principal Common Name California Flannel Bush
Common Name(s) Flannel Bush, Fremontia
Synonym Fremontia
General Comments Spectacular in bloom, needs excellent drainage (hillside is best), little to no summer water and is short lived.
Nativity California
Height Range 6 - 20 FT
Spread Range 0 - 12 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture Fuzzy underside : Leathery
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Golden Yellow
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Other

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