This plant grows well in the following regions:
- CVCentral Valley
- NCNorth and Central Coast
- SCSouth Coast
Native to dry chaparral in lower elevations of California. Grows 4-8 ft. tall and 4-6 ft. wide, with shredding yellowish gray or white bark. Flowers in spring. Prune back to about 2 ft. after blooming.
Does best on rocky clay slopes with excellent drainage. If planted in sandier soil, can handle supplementary water up to once a month. Attracts bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects.
- Full sun
- Very low water