Chamaebatiaria millefolium (also known as Desert Sweet or Fernbush) is a beautiful native shrub that brightens the garden in mid-summer with big clusters of bright white flowers. It also has attractive dried seed heads and olive-green foliage. Drought resistant perennial plant (xeric).

Common Name

Fernbush

Botanical Name

Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color

White

Mature Height

6-8' tall

Mature Spread

6-8' wide

Bloom Time

Summer

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30"

Advantages

Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Native, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Evergreen, Good For Hedge / Screen

Awards

Plant Select

Ideal Region

West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

Fernbush

$10.50Price