Baccharis pilularis ‘Pigeon Point’
Common Names: dwarf coyote bush
Type: Evergreen shrub
Size: To 1 ft. high and 12 ft. wide
Flowers: Flowers insignificant but slightly fragrant; leaves are small, green, with uneven teeth on edges.
Uses: Ground cover, barrier, slopes, near oak trees. Tolerates salty air, heat. Fire resistive.
Soil: Tolerates a variety.
Water: Little to some water in heat. Drought tolerant.
Sun: Full sun; some shade in heat.
Pruning: Shear back in early spring. Cut out old branches and thin others.
Pests & Diseases: (None found.)
Notes: Grows along central and northern California coast on bluffs and sand dunes. Hardy to 5° F.