Holodiscus discolor

  • Holodiscus discolor  ocean spray
ocean spray

A deciduous shrub 8 to 12 feet round that attracts birds. Showy flowers, creamy white compound clusters that look like ocean spray, bloom late spring and summer. The new foliage is a soft bright green and creates a nice background for flowers. Low water near the coast, prefers some shade and moisture inland. Bay Area native.