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Drosanthemum bicolor

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Family: Aizoaceae (ay-zoh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Drosanthemum (dros-ANTH-eh-mum) (Info)
Species: bicolor (BY-kul-ur) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Texan99 On Jun 14, 2010, Texan99 from Rockport, TX wrote:

I'm pretty sure we have one of these guys coming up as a volunteer in well-drained, recently sheet-mulched soil (manure, cardboard, hay, and wood chips) near the edge of a pond. We've been wondering what it is. It's quite striking, but it's never appeared here before (South Texas near the coast).

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dublin, California
San Leandro, California
Rockport, Texas



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