Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'
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Species Name: Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'
Common Name: James Roof Silk-tassel bush
- Excellent screen or specimen plant notable for its 1 foot long catkins. Very showy in winter. Protect from afternoon sun inland. Garden tolerant.
- Plant Family: Garryaceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 8-12' H x 6-10' W
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Sun Exposure: Coast: Part sun; Inland: part shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Infrequent to occasional
- Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
- Flower Season: Winter
- Flower Color: White catkins
- Distribution: North Coast Range, Northern Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sacramento Valley, Central Coast, San Francisco Bay, Outer South Coast Ranges
- Natural Habitat: Seacliffs, sand dunes, chaparral, foothill-pine woodland
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.