Difference between revisions of "Adenostema fasciculatum 'Nicolas'"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Adenostoma fasciculatum'' 'Black Diamond'<br>
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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Adenostoma fasciculatum'' 'Nicolas'<br>
'''Common Name:''' Chamise selection</h3>
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'''Common Name:''' Prostrate Chamise</h3>
A small, compact selection of chamise well-suited for smaller gardens. Tiny green leaves with rigid branches--a nice specimen for bonsai, rock gardens or containers.<br>
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Heather-like dark green foliage is a stunning contrast to other foliage. Recommended for median strips, rock gardens, or containers. Very drought tolerant. No summer water once established.<br>
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Rosaceae
 
'''Plant Family:''' Rosaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
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'''Plant Type:''' Groundcover
  
'''Height by Width:''' 2-3' H x 2-3' W
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'''Height by Width:''' 1' H x 3-5' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Short, dense and compact
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'''Growth Habit:''' Mounding, then spreading
  
 
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
 
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
 
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
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'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to part sun
  
 
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
 
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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'''Cold Hardy to:''' 15 degrees F
 
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 15 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring and summer
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'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
 
'''Flower Color:''' White
 
'''Flower Color:''' White
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'''Endangered?''' Not listed
 
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Selected for use in the garden. Cuttings from Black Diamond Mines Regional Park (Contra Costa County)
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'''Distribution:''' Selected for the garden. Cuttings from San Nicholas Island-introduced by Tree of Life Nursery
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Dry hot, rocky slopes below 5000'
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'''Natural Habitat:''' Dry slopes or flats in chaparral below 6000'
  
 
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>

Revision as of 03:55, 24 June 2008

Botanical Name: Adenostoma fasciculatum 'Nicolas'
Common Name: Prostrate Chamise

Heather-like dark green foliage is a stunning contrast to other foliage. Recommended for median strips, rock gardens, or containers. Very drought tolerant. No summer water once established.


Plant Family: Rosaceae

Plant Type: Groundcover

Height by Width: 1' H x 3-5' W

Growth Habit: Mounding, then spreading

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Slow

Sun Exposure: Full to part sun

Soil Preference: Adaptable

Water Requiremenets: Drought-tolerant to occasional

Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F

Flower Season: Spring/Summer

Flower Color: White

Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: Selected for the garden. Cuttings from San Nicholas Island-introduced by Tree of Life Nursery

Natural Habitat: Dry slopes or flats in chaparral below 6000'

Hummingbirds: FALSE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: FALSE
Butterflies: TRUE
Clay: TRUE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: TRUE
Container: TRUE



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