She says it's allowed her to plant some native shrubs that need good drainage, such as manzanita and fremontodendron
Try Arctostaphylos, blue-eyed grass, bush anemone, Fremontodendron
, Heuchera, mahonia, monkey flower, Pacific Coast iris, Penstemon heterophyllus purdyi, Salvia clevelandii, and Western columbine.
or the Californian glory is a fabulous choice.
A south-facing fence can be almost tropical in appearance with the sun-yellow flowers of Fremontodendron
My favourite yellow flower represents the Californian sun, Fremontodendron
( In terms of bright yellow colours, the flowers of this Californian beauty are unsurpassed, but it is a skin and eye irritant, so be careful when pruning.
In the Schleins' yard, fremontodendron
and ceanothus (California natives) pair with plants like lavender (a Mediterranean native) and red-hot poker (Kniphofia) from South Africa.
``California Glory'' with yellow blossoms, needs tying in regularly.
Abutilon, Actinidia, Camellia, Carpenteria, Ceanothus, Chaenomeles, Clematis, Cotoneaster, Cytisus, Eccremocarpus, Fremontodendron
, Garrya, Hedera, Hoheria, Humulus, Hydrangea, Jasminum, Lathyrus, Lippia, Lonicear, Magnolia, Parthenocissus, Passiflora, Phygelius, Polygonum, Pyracantha, Ribes, Solanum, Vitis, Wisteria.
Try bush anemone, Arctostaphylos, blue-eyed grass, fremontodendron
, coral bells (Heuchera maxima or H.
Abutilon vitifolium is a spectacular mauve or white-flowered shrub for a sheltered position and Fremontodendron
'California Glory' has yellow blossoms and needs tying in regularly.
Other plants clinging to the walls are winter and summer jasmines, including one with striking, golden-variegated foliage, passion flower, honeysuckle, purple and white wisterias, Hydrangea petiolaris, golden-flowered fremontodendron
, ivies, and actinidia, with intriguingly coloured leaves.
There's lots of Olympic golds going to California this year and from me, none more so than Fremontodendron
'California Glory', a wall shrub that produces huge trumpet-like flowers, which trail along sturdy branches.
California natives such as ceanothus, fremontodendron
, and sagebrush are other handsome choices.
Weighed down with yellow flowers, fremontodendron
is practically its own parade float.