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Fremontodendron 'El Dorado Gold'

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Species Name: Fremontodendron 'El Dorado Gold'
Common Name: El Dorado Gold flannel bush

Smaller flannel bush with bright orange flowers that face down. Considered more "garden tolerant" than other varieties that require dry summers.

Plant Family: Sterculiaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4' H x 8' W
Growth Habit: Mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Orange
Endangered?:
Distribution: A selection for the garden
Natural Habitat:

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References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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