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Barleria albostellata


Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Acanthaceae
            Genus: Barleria
                        Specie: Barleria albostellata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in a sheltered sunny position

Features: Attractive gray foliage; white flowers spring?summer

Uses: Foliage contrast Shrub borders Hedge

Zones: 9-12

Description: From woodlands of northeastern South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, this is a striking evergreen shrub up to 5 ft (1.5 m) tall and similar in spread; its foliage is very gray due to a dense coating of woolly hairs on the 2?3 in (5?8 cm) long oval leaves

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Likes dry winters

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