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Alyogyne huegelii 'White Swan'

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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: White Swan

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
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:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen

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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Happenstance On Oct 8, 2003, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

UC Santa Cruz introduction. These plants benefit from a good pruning for shape, otherwise they tend to be open and lanky. Little water needed during the summer months once established and they can use a little shade from the hot sun.

DEER love these plants!

Regional...

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

Clayton, California
Quemado, Texas



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