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Alyogyne hakeifolia


Order: Gentianales
   Family: Apocynaceae
            Genus: Alyogyne
                        Specie: Alyogyne hakeifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Needle-like leaves; mauve tubular flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Screen Informal hedge

Zones: 9-10

Description: Named after another Australian genus, this is an open, somewhat straggly shrub growing to 10 ft (3 m). It has deeply divided, needle-like leaves and long tubular flowers, which often do not open widely. Coloring is usually in mauve with a red central blot

Growth Habit: Straggly habit

Comments: Frost tolerant

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