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Colutea 3 media


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Colutea
                        Specie: Colutea 3 media

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Gray-green leaflets; red-brown to orange flowers; red-tinted seed pods

Uses: Seaside gardens Shrub borders Specimen plant

Zones: 6-10

Description: This hybrid between Colutea arborescens and C. orientalis has 2?4 in (5?10 cm) long leaves composed of 6 to 12 small gray-green leaflets. Its flowers are a light red-brown to orange shade and are followed by red-tinted 2 in (5 cm) long seed

Growth Habit: Bushy branching habit

Comments: Cultivar available; unusual pods

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