Bush anemone. Stunning, shrub growing to 12’ with glossy evergreen foliage and fragrant white flowers that form in the late spring and early summer. Found naturally in chaparral communities on gentle granite slopes with thin and sharply drained soils. The flowers are anemone-like and up to 3” in diameter with brilliant yellow centers. Narrowly ovate leaves are a handsome dark green and have a clean polished appearance. Tolerant of regular garden conditions in both full sun or partial shade, it can be used as a hedge, foundation shrub or specimen. A light shearing after flowering is required for a tidier, more vigorous form. Hardy to 10F. Bush anemone is a narrow California endemic from the Sierran foothills northeast of Fresno.