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Nicolas Chamise
Adenostoma fasciculatum 'Nicolas'
  
About Nicolas Chamise (Adenostoma fasciculatum 'Nicolas') 4 Nurseries Carry This Plant Tolerates almost any soil type. Selected for the garden from san Nicolas Island by Tree of Life Nursery.
Thanks to the Theodore Payne Foundation for sharing information about this plant.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Shrub

Size
Size
2 - 4 ft tall
3 - 5 ft wide

Form
Form
prostrate, Mounding

Growth Rate
Growth Rate
slow

Dormancy
Dormancy
Evergreen

Flower Color
Flower Color
White

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Spring

Wildlife Supported
 
Various birds and insects

 
Butterflies & moths hosted ( 1 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun

Moisture
Moisture
Low

Nurseries
Nurseries

Cold Tolerance
Cold Tolerance
15

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Fast, Medium, Slow

Soil Description
Soil Description
Tolerates a wide variety of soils. Soil PH: 5.0 - 8.0

Common uses
Common uses
Hedges, Bank Stabilization, Groundcovers, Bird Gardens, Deer Resistant, Bee Gardens, Butterfly Gardens

Companion Plants
Companion Plants
Any chaparral plants make good companions including Toyon, Lemonade Berry, Manzanita species, Scrub Oaks, Yucca species, various cactus species, native bunch grasses, and geophytes such as Mariposa Lilies.

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
7, 8*, 9*, 14, 15, 16, 17*, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Site Characteristics

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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