Comarostaphylis diversifolia, Summer Holly
A California Native shrub that can reach a height of up to twenty feet tall and fifteen feet wide. The bark is gray, pink and white flowers bloom in the spring through summer. The berries are juicy, bright red, and bumpy. This shrub is native to Channel Islands and mountains north of Los Angeles.
Plant with: Quercus berberidifolia, Quercus dumosa, Ceanothus tomentosus, Heteromeles arbutifolia, Xylococcus bicolor, Cneoridium dumosum, Lonicera subspicata var. denudata, Artemisia californica, Baccharis pilularis, Diplacus puniceus, Rhus integrifolia
- Best in part shade
- Attracts hummingbirds, birds, and butterflies
- Hardy up to 30 degrees