Garrya, Coast Silk Tassel, Silk Tassel Bush, Wavyleaf Silktassel 'James Roof'

Garrya elliptica

Family: Garryaceae
Genus: Garrya (GAR-ree-uh) (Info)
Species: elliptica (ee-LIP-tih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: James Roof

Category:

Shrubs

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

This plant is resistant to deer

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Arroyo Grande, California

San Francisco, California

Belton, Texas

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 10, 2006, GardenNymph from Seattle, WA wrote:

A beautiful addition to the winter garden. Provides an effective screen and mid winter interest. Flowers December-January. Caitkins get up to 6-7 inches long with a slight yellow hue. 15 feet in 15 years.

Neutral

On May 15, 2004, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

This cultivar was named for James Roof, a 20th century Californian who spent his adult life studying and preserving California native plants.

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