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Ericameria laricifolia Aguirre™ (Turpentine Bush)

Ericameria laricifolia Aguirre™
Turpentine Bush

This long-lived, evergreen, compact shrub is native to the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. This clone from southern New Mexico was chosen for its showy flowers and rich green foliage. The aromatic needlelike leaves are covered with a sticky resin that smells like turpentine. Masses of showy yellow daisy-like flowers are produced at the branch tips in the fall. The flowers are followed by scruffy-looking tan seed heads, which may be pruned off for a more refined appearance. Plant in full sun and well-drained soil, and do not overwater.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Fall
Growth Rate Moderate, Slow
Height 2' - 3' (ft)
Spread 2' - 3' (ft)
Spacing 3' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Mass Planting, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Tolerance Drought, Heat, Rabbit, Salt
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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