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Alyogyne huegelii 'Purple Delight'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alyogyne (al-ly-oh-GY-nee) (Info)
Species: huegelii (hew-GEL-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Purple Delight
Additional cultivar information: (aka Leon's Purple Delight, MONLeon)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

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 Kell On Oct 22, 2007, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

This is a warm weather plant that was found as a sport on Alyogyne Santa Cruz. It is supposed to be longer lived than other Alyognes and produce many more flowers.

Once established, only water occasionally.

Regional...

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

San Leandro, California
Georgetown, Texas
Leakey, Texas



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