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Menziesia ferruginea


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Menziesia
                        Specie: Menziesia ferruginea

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 20 in (50 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained, humus-rich, acidic soil in part-shade

Features: Leaves covered in a rusty coating; pale yellow-pink flowers in late spring

Uses: Woodland gardens Shaded sites Underplanting

Zones: 6?10

Description: From western USA, this small spreading shrub grows to around 20?in (50?cm) tall with a spread of 5?ft (1.5?m) or more. Its young stems are downy, as are the toothed-edged leaves, which have on their upper surfaces a rusty coating that gives the plant its

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Poisonous to stock

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