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Duranta erecta 'Snow Flurry'

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Family: Verbenaceae (ver-be-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Duranta (door-AN-tuh) (Info)
Species: erecta (ee-RECK-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Snow Flurry

Synonym:Duranta repens
Synonym:Duranta plumieri
Synonym:Duranta ellisia

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By air layering
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral mberry919 On Jun 7, 2013, mberry919 from Cherry Hill, NJ wrote:

Hi,
So i got this little plant from the garden store the other day. The person there said it is a perennial, while someone else said it is not. I live in NJ, will this do ok and live through the winter?

Regional...

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

Bartow, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Lake Mary, Florida
New Port Richey, Florida
North Fort Myers, Florida
Ocala, Florida
Vacherie, Louisiana
Sugar Land, Texas



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