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PlantFiles: Brazilian Snapdragon
Otacanthus caeruleus

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Otacanthus (oh-tuh-KAN-thus) (Info)
Species: caeruleus (see-ROO-lee-us) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Aromatic

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Kilat On Oct 20, 2014, Kilat from Townsville
Australia (Zone 11) wrote:

Super easy, mine doesn't mind getting very dry. Easy to propagate and lasts forever as a cut flower. A great low- to mid-height performer!

Regional...

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

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Boca Raton, Florida
Hilo, Hawaii
Pepeekeo, Hawaii
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Richmond, Texas



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