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Bauera rubioides


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Bauera
                        Specie: Bauera rubioides

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained light sandy soil

Features: Pretty white or pink flowers late winter?spring

Uses: Ground cover Rock gardens Foliage contrast Flower contrast

Zones: 9-11

Description: Capable of reaching 6?ft (1.8?m) tall but better if kept trimmed to 3?ft (1 m), this shrub from the moister regions of southeastern Australia has 1?2?in (12 mm) leaves that often have a covering of fine hairs. The flowers, either white or pink, are the la

Growth Habit: Wiry stemmed habit, can be spreading

Comments: Prune regularly to keep in good shape, best protected from afternoon sun, cultivars available

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