Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon, Christmas Berry, California Holly
- Medium growing rounded evergreen shrub to 6-10 feet tall.
- Glossy leaves, cream colored flowers in summer, and clusters of dark red berries appear in winter. Birds love the berries.
- Likes full sun or partial shade.
- Southern California native, requires little or no irrigation once established.
- Fire-resistant for defensible space