Scientific Name: Holodiscus discolor Form: Round
Common Name:oceanspray Texture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Twiggy, Spreading, Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 4 - 5m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, B.C. east of Cascades, U.S. - northwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Heavily veined, Pubescent, Obovate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Panicle, White, Jun
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Jul- Sep- Aug, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Woodland margin, Native planting
Key ID Features:Multi-stemmed shrub to 3 m tall with peeling bark found in disturbed sites; flowers small, white and aromaic, but soon turn brown.