Botanical Name: Fremontodendron 'California Glory'
Common Name: Flannel Bush, Fremontia cv.  
Plant photo of: Fremontodendron 'California Glory'
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Water Saving Tip:

As the weather gets hotter avoid the temptation to increase run times.

Instead, schedule more start times with one to two hours in between to allow the water from the previous session to soak in before watering again.

California Native Plant
  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range



Flower Color

Gold, Yellow


Flower Season

Spring, Summer


Leaf Color

Green, Dark Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Very Low


Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate


Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky


Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry


Soil pH



Adverse Factors


Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish


Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen


Seasonal Interest



Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Park, With Rocks


Special Uses

Erosion Control, Screen, Naturalizing


Attracts Wildlife


Information by:
Photographer: Acacia Software
  • Description

  • Notes

California Glory is a open and spreading evergreen shrub 10-20 ft. in height with many yellow flowers blooming in spring. It needs good drainage and little summer water. It is a native plant to California as the name suggests and it is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halway with native soil and water. 5. Finish backfilling hole, build basin and water.