Ouratea

Ouratea cuspidata

Family: Ochnaceae
Genus: Ouratea (oo-rah-TEH-uh) (Info)
Species: cuspidata (kus-pi-DAY-tuh) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Evergreen

Textured

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Where to Grow:

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Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (yellow-orange)

Bright Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Other details:

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 24, 2003, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:

This is a native species in the southeastern brazilian coastal areas, living on sandy plains, although it was collected in Peru and other continental areas of South America, according to the New York Botanical Garden registry. Anyway, itīs indeed an important species on the biome known as "Restinga", the coastal vegetation on sand. So, it can be considered an endangered species, along with its natural habitat...

Itīs a small shrub that can grow taller in more humid places. Has fleshy, bright green, shiny leaves. The flowers come in dense spikes. They are 1,5cm round, bright yellow with golden stamens, very atractive. Depending on the conditions, it will bloom very small (the one I took shots was 30cm tall), so it would be recomended if you donīt have much space in your garde... read more

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