In Our Garden: Rhamnus Calif Leatherleaf, aka Coffeeberry

How can you not like a plant named Coffeeberry? Too bad it’s not really a coffee bean plant. I first saw this plant several years ago when we were on the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour. It was a full grown bush, taller than me, in full bloom and just gorgeous. I knew I wanted one someday. Now we have seven of them. The berries start out green, go to red, then black. Alas, they are not edible. This bush is good for birds and butterflies.

Rhamnus Calif Leatherleaf, Coffeeberry
Rhamnus Calif Leatherleaf, Coffeeberry

Talk to me!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s