Carpenteria californica 'Elizabeth'

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Species Name: Carpenteria californica 'Elizabeth'
Common Name: Elizabeth Bush Anemone

Selected for its numerous, fragrant flowers and compact growth. Dark green leaves. Deep water 3-4 times in hot summer months.

Plant Family: Philadelphaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-5' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Compact
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Dry granite ridges and slopes between 1200' and 4000' in Foothill Woodland and Yellow Pine Forest

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.