Baccharis pilularis (coyote bush)
A shrub that grows up to ten feet tall and twelve feet wide with yellow, cream, and white flowers that bloom throughout the year. This shrub can be pruned to look like a tree. It is used as a ground cover, hedge, or bank stabilization. This plant produces a pollen that can produce an allergic reaction.
Plant with: oaks, Toyon, Coffeeberry species, Manzanita species, Ceanothus species, sages, and most other chaparral species
- Plant in full sun to part shade
- Best in fast, medium, and slow draining soil
- Water once a week once established
- Attracts birds, bees, and butterflies
- Native to California