Top Plants For Sonoma County
Some have berries in winter. Many attractive foliage colors such as lime and burgundy.
A large genus of many species, all valued for low maintenance, delicate yellowish blossoms, colorful berries, and fall color on small leaves. Tough thorns, which discourage traffic, deer, and some gardeners, provide color on bare winter branches. Give good drainage, little or no summer water in clay soil; prune out old wood near the base or at ground level to renew. Considerable variation in size and shape among cultivars.