Photo Credits: 2009 Barry Breckling | 2009 Keir Morse | 2008 Keir Morse

USDA Zones: 5-10
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-9, 14-19
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Part
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: Yes
Habit: Shrub
Size: 10 ft wide x 10 ft high
Form: Shrub - Oval
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: Yes
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Scent

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Ocean spray grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.