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botanical name:
Carpenteria californica
Carpenteria californica © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bush Anemone, Tree Anemone
family:  Hydrangeaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Open, bushy evergreen shrub with dark green glossy leaves. The bark is papery and peeling. Cup-shaped, fragrant, white flowers with yellow centres, in summer. Can be slow to flower

In northern climates needs a mild, sheltered location to perform well, a warm wall is ideal. Well drained moist to dryish soil in full sun.

other notes:
Native to California.

This genus should not be confused with Carpentaria, which is an Australian palm.
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