Fremontodendron 'California Glory'

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Species Name: Fremontodendron 'California Glory'
Common Name: California Glory flannel bush

Abundant bright yellow flowers appear in spring. Spectacular in bloom. Needs good drainage and no summer water once established.

Plant Family: Sterculiaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 15' H x 15' W
Growth Habit: Upright, open and arching
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 15-20 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow-orange
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, oak/pine woodland, rocky ridges.

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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.