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Bocconia frutescens

Classification

Order: Papaverales
   Family: Papaveraceae
            Genus: Bocconia
                        Specie: Bocconia frutescens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Divided gray-green leaves; racemes of pink flowers in summer

Uses: Tropical gardens Containers

Zones: 9-11

Description: Considered a noxious weed in Hawaii, this evergreen tree grows to around 20?ft (6?m) tall and has 15?in (38?cm) long, gray-green leaves that are deeply cut, almost to the midrib. When young, the leaves are covered in fine hairs, but these soon wear away.

Growth Habit: Multi-trunked

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