garrya

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garrya

(ˈɡærɪə)
n
(Plants) any ornamental catkin-bearing evergreen shrub of the North American genus Garrya: family Garryaceae
[C19: named after Nicholas Garry (1781–1856), an officer of the Hudson's Bay Company]
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GARRYA elliptica, the silk-tassel tree, is at its very best at this time of year, producing silvery-green male catkins that can reach upwards of 150 mm (6in) in length.
Rich plant combinations, such as Western redbud with blue ceanothus and coral bells or Coast silk-tassel with spice bush and Western azalea.
SMILING THROUGH: the silk-tassel bush becomes more decorative in snow
FOR good manners, it's hard to beat the silk-tassel bush, Garrya elliptica .