Plant family: Asteraceae - Sunflower
Plant type: Groundcover, Slope Stabilizer
Plant origin: N/A, California, Horticultural Selection
Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Lawn Substitute, Tolerates Hard Frost
Twin Peaks II is a compact low growing shrub reaching 12-18 in. high with a 5-6 ft spread. It has dark leaves that are deeply toothed. Native to the San Francisco Twin Peaks area, this evergreen shrub is a fine bank cover. Its 1/2 in toothed leaves are closely set on many branches. Needs sun and regular water, but must have good drainage.
Horticultural selection B. pilularis: origin = cuttings (1956) Twin Peaks, north coast, San Francisco Co.; intro Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 1959
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