This shrublet shares its family with our native flannel bushes (Fremontodendron) and some impressive trees, but is very different in appearance. It is usually under 2 feet high but spreads to 4 feet across or more. It has slender, trailing stems and small, narrowly dissected, bright green leaves. It blooms in winter and spring--actually, most of the year along the coast. Small yellow bells with a delightful honey scent nod along the younger stems. Sun near the coast, sun or light shade inland, well drained soil, moderate watering. Hardy to around 20 degrees F.
 

Honey bell Hermannia verticillata

SKU: P046SX01
$5.25Price