Holodiscus discolor
Ocean Spray
Rosaceae
Exposure
Partial shade
Water
Occasional water
Form
Deciduous shrub
Height
20 feet
Flower color
White
Bloom time
Late spring
Dense panicles of tiny white flowers terminating the branches give Ocean spray its name. This is a
good shrub for a woodland garden. It can take some sun and will be drought tolerant when
established in coastal areas. Needs good drainage. Will look best if pruned after flowering.
Habitat
Moist woodlands, rocky slopes