Black Dalea

 

 

Dalea frutescans

 

Fabaceae

 

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 3ft high by 4 ft wide
Leaves
: Compound, lance shaped leaves
Flowers
: Rose purple clusters, sweet pea shaped
Fruit
: Insignificant
Stems/Trunks
: Sprawling
Range/Origin
: Chihuahua, SW United States
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 10-13, 15o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low, over-watering can cause leaf drop

        Soil: Most soils, good drainage

        Propagation: Seeds, cuttings

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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