CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: Patrick J. Alexander | 2002 California Academy of Sciences | 2004 Robert Sivinski

USDA Zones: 7-10
Sunset Zones: 1-3, 7, 9-14, 18-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Perennial
Size: 10 ft wide x 6 ft high
Form: Herbaceous - Plume
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Coarse
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators,Spines

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Spanish bayonet 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.