Fremontodendron 'California Glory' is long-blooming with large yellow flowers and fuzzy evergreen leaves.
'California Glory' is a fast-growing shrub or small tree which will reach six to ten feet in our area. It is festooned with large yellow hibiscus-like flowers over a long period through spring and summer. Somewhat short-lived, flannel bush should be planted against the south wall of the house or grown in a pot where it can be moved to a frost free or more protected location. A hybrid between Fremontodendron californicum and F. mexicanum two species that hail from the family that also brings you chocolate!
Common Name: California Flannel Bush
Family: Sterculiaceae (The Cacao/Chocolate Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Class: Evergreen (broadleaf)
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry, mostly granitic slopes, 900 - 1800 metres in California[. It thrives on poor dry rocky soils of the foothills, where it often forms dense thickets.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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