Mexican Buckeye

 

 

 

Ungnadia speciosa

 

 

Acanthaceae

 

 

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Form: Tree
Seasonality
: Deciduous

Size: 10 ft high by 10 ft wide
Leaves
: Dark green pointed ovals
Flowers
: Pink, fragrant and showy
Fruit
: Seed Pod
Stems/Trunks
: Small shrub-like tree
Range/Origin
: Chihuahua Desert
Hardiness
: USDA 7-9, 5o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full to partial sun

        Water: Low

        Soil: Sandy, well drained soils

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal, seed litter

 

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