Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'

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Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'
Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'

Species Name: Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'
Common Name: Eve Case Coffeberry

This adaptable Coffeeberry is smaller than the species. Makes an excellent informal screen or formal clipped hedge. Forage source for the Pale Swallowtail. Berries are attractive (but not edible) turning from red to purple to black.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-6' H x 3-4' W
Growth Habit: Compact and low
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun or part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellowish
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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