Dalea pulchra      
Bush dalea    
Fabaceae Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


Bush dalea
Dalea pulchra
Form: upright shrub
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: 4-5ft high with 3-5ft spread
Leaves: tiny, gray, oval, fuzzy
Flowers: purple, numerous, on ends of branches; blooms late winter
Fruit: seeds
Stems/Trunks: branches woody with age
Range/Origin: Sonoran deserts of Arizona and Mexico
Hardiness: to 15°F

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