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Berzelia lanuginosa


Order: Lecythidales
   Family: Lecythidaceae
            Genus: Berzelia
                        Specie: Berzelia lanuginosa

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Light well-drained soil

Features: Clusters of tiny white flowers; needle-like foliage

Uses: Shrub borders Flower contrast Foliage contrast

Zones: 9-11

Description: This 6?ft (1.8?m) tall shrub has whippy stems with a dense covering of very short needle-like leaves that are soft to the touch. Clusters of minute cream flowers in button-like heads open in summer. They last well and their texture is the perfect compleme

Growth Habit: Erect wiry stemmed habit

Comments: Needs summer water

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