Height: 10′-20′ Spread: 8′-12′. This drought tolerant large shrub or small tree has an upright growth habit and is native to the foothill regions of the West and Southwest. Lance-shaped leathery leaves are dark green in color with edges that curl under, giving this plant its common name. During most winters, the foliage is evergreen. Attractive, curled, fuzzy “seed tails” provide fall interest. Hardy to 8,000′. Full sun. Zone 4.