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Fallugia paradoxa (Apache Plume)

Fallugia paradoxa
Apache Plume, Ponil

This long-lived shrub is semi-evergreen, fast growing, and varies in size, depending on available moisture. Its wheat-colored branches are lined with small, olive-green, lobed leaves. It blooms in the spring with small white flowers, followed by white to pink feathery fruit clusters. It occurs over much of the southwestern U.S., and into northern Mexico, from 3000 to 8000 feet. Plant in full sun and well-drained soil. It responds to deep monthly irrigations.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 4 (-30° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Spring, Late Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 3' - 8' (ft)
Spread 3' - 8' (ft)
Spacing 60" (in)
Characteristics Fruit & Berries, Semi-Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Drought
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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