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PlantFiles: Prostrate Myoporum
Myoporum parvifolium 'Prostratum'

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Myoporum (my-OH-por-um) (Info)
Species: parvifolium (par-vee-FOH-lee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Prostratum

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative newhobby On Feb 19, 2007, newhobby from Tolleson, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant grows very quickly and is difficult to train away from driveways and keep in it's own area. It also attracts flies like nothing I have ever seen before! It is also difficult to get rid of if it's been around for some time. I do not recommend it!

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Tolleson, Arizona
Alamo, California
Martinez, California
Las Vegas, Nevada



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