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Fremontodendron 'California Glory'
common name: Flannel bush, Fremontia
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Magnificent evergreen shrub - deep yellow flowers all summer - excellent against a wall or fence.
Grows best in poor, well drained, even dry, soil in full sun. Can be effectively trained against a sunny wall or fence and will then tolerate lower than usual temperatures, down to -15°C for short periods.
Can be short-lived in cool areas, sometimes dying suddenly for no apparent reason.
Skin and eye irritant.