Atriplex canescens, commonly called Fourwing Saltbush or Shadscale, grows in drought tolerant areas, and does well in alkaline or saline, well draining, gritty or sandy soil. This is a wonderful native shrub that can attain a height of up to 8 feet. It tolerates temperatures to 0 degrees, once well established.
This is a fantastic, maintenance free shrub which provides food and cover to wildlife.
USDA Zone(s): 6-10
Sunset Zone(s) 2-24