Form: A shrub with an irregular growth pattern.
Leaf retention: Deciduous.
Growth rate: Moderate.
Mature Size: 5' high and wide.
Flowers: Tiny orange flowers, in ball-shaped clusters about 1/2" across.
Bloom: Late winter, spring, summer or fall, depending on location.
Leaves: Velvety, silver to silver-green leaves with serrated margins.
Stems: No thorns.
Wildlife: Briefly attracts butterflies and bees.
Toxic / Danger: No.
Origin: Native to Texas and Mexico.
Cultivation and Uses
USDA hardiness zones: 8-11.
Heat tolerant: Yes.
Drought tolerant: Yes.
Sun: Full sun.
Water once established: Monthly.
Soil: Well drained, pH 6.1-8.5 (slightly acidic to alkaline). Adapts to most soil types.
Prune: To maintain shape.
Propagation: Cuttings from new growth.
Uses: Ornamental, xeric garden.
This plant attracts butterflies briefly when the flowers have first opened. Plants listed on the
page attract butterflies over a longer period of time.
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