Fremontodendron 'California Glory'
flannel bush 'California Glory'
'California Glory' is a large, vigorous evergreen shrub to 6m, with rounded, three-lobed dark green leaves and bright deep yellow flowers to 6cm in width, borne from late spring to early autumn
Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
West–facing or South–facing
- Native to the UK
- Potentially harmful
- Skin/eye irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Fremontodendron are vigorous evergreen shrubs with scurfy young shoots and palmately lobed leaves, and bright yellow flowers appearing over a long period in summer and autumn
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Wall side borders
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