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Bush anemone (Carpenteria californica)

Bush anemone (Carpenteria californica)

Carpenteria californica

Bush anemone




Carpenteria californica Characteristics

Attributes

  • Portola Valley Ranch approved
  • Fragrant flowers
  • California native
  • Evergreen

Flower color

  • White / Cream / Ivory

Foliage color

  • Green / Blue-green

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Upright

Exposure

  • Sunny all day - Coast
  • Light or dappled shade
  • Morning sun

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Spring

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Year round

Your soil type

  • Sandy loam
  • Clay
  • Loam
  • Clay-loam

Water requirements

  • None - Low
  • None

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts butterflies
  • Attracts bees
  • Attracts beneficial insects

Suggested uses

  • Under CA native oaks
  • Hedge or screen

Origin

  • California

Plants that work well with Carpenteria californica

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