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Cordia parvifolia (Little Leaf Cordia)

Cordia parvifolia
Littleleaf Cordia, Small-leaf Geigertree

When summer temperatures and humidity soar, this Mexican native will provide some visual relief. Warm, humid conditions trigger blooming, resulting in a profusion of snowy white blossoms. This tough evergreen shrub is easy to grow and maintenance-free. It forms a naturally dense wide-spreading shrub. Its stiff, arching branches are lined with small, leathery, grey-green leaves. Plant in full sun and reflected heat.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 4' - 6' (ft)
Spread 6' - 8' (ft)
Spacing 10' (ft)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Birds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Mass Planting, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
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