Oceanspray -bare root
Bare Root - Holodiscus discolor
A beautiful deciduous shrub that grows to 20' in the wild - can be kept to 10' in the garden by pruning (the trimmings add character to bouquets). Slow growing when young. Pendants of creamy white flowers, whose fragrance improves with age, form in early summer and persist through fall and winter. golden fall color. Spent fruit remains on shrub until following
season. This plant is sometimes referred to as "Ironwood," a reference to the incredible strength of the wood. Indeed the wood was carved into spikes and used as nails are now. Oceanspray prefers full sun and is found on dry, rocky slopes.
Drought-tolerant, sun to part-shade/sun, Food source for native butterfly caterpillars and native wildlife; food source, shelter, or nesting sites for birds;
nectar source for butterflies and hummingbirds