Two other species were observed on large outcrops and not on small patches, but were too localized or rare to be captured in the sampling: Cupressus sargentii, endemic to riparian and other mesic areas on serpentine, and Fremontodendron
Build up a collection of plants with structure in the back, climbing plants and something exciting like the wall shrub Fremontodendron
California Glory, a Japanese maple or an interesting birch and build at the front of that with medium-sized shrubs and colour.
CA) FORESTIERA Texas Forestiera angustifolia * (TX) FREMONTIA Mexican Fremontodendron
mexicanum * (CA) GRAYTWIG Schoepfia chrysophylloides (FL) GUAVA Psidium guajava # (FL, CA) GUIANA-PLUM Drypetes lateriflora (FL) HACKBERRY Lindheimer Celtis lindheimeri (TX) HAWTHORN Barberry Crataegus berberifolia * (IL, KS, TX, MS, KY, MO, LA, AR) HAWTHORN Beautiful Crataegus pulcherrima (FL) HAWTHORN Brainerd Crataegus brainerdii * (MI, OH, PA) HAWTHORN Gregg Crataegus greggiana * (TX) HAWTHORN Harbison Crataegus harbisonii * (TN, AL, MS) HAWTHORN Pensicola Crataegus lacrimata (FL) HAWTHORN Reverchon Crataegus reverchonii * (MO, KS) HAWTHORN Threeflower Crataegus triflora * (GA, AL, MS) HAWTHORN Willow Crataegus saligna * (CO) HICKORY Scrub Carya floridana (FL) HOLLY Dune Ilex opaca var.
ALSO called fremontodendron
, this plant will outshine all others against a hot, sunny wall.
- The bright yellow flowers of this Californian beauty are unsurpassed but it is a skin and eye irritant, so be careful when pruning.
Zones 7-9, 14-17: It's not too late to plant ceanothus, cotoneaster, Fremontodendron
, manzanita, and rosemary.
or the Californian glory is a fabulous choice.
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.
Try Arctostaphylos, blue-eyed grass, bush anemone, Fremontodendron
, Heuchera, mahonia, monkey flower, Pacific Coast iris, Penstemon heterophyllus purdyi, Salvia clevelandii, and Western columbine.
``California Glory'' with yellow blossoms, needs tying in regularly.
Other perfect plants are the pineapple broom (Cytisus battandieri), Fremontodendron
Californian Glory, the golden bay (Laurus nobilis Aurea) and, for a golden glistening hedge, Lonicera Baggesen's Gold.
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.
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.