Category: deciduous shrub Size: medium
Mature Size: 6-8' by 6-8'
Zone: 1-3,7,14-21 Growth Rate: fast
Elevation (if known):
Water: Drought tolerant
Soil : Needs good drainage
Sun: Full to partial shade
Comments: Leafs out in early spring in Alamosa. They are evergreen in warmer climates. Showy spikes of creamy flowers in mid summer. Clip flowering heads in early spring.In Alamosa grows quickly.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? yes Native to: to Rocky Mountains
Known Locations: Alta Fuels, my garden.
Information Sources: Landscaping on the New Frontier, Sunset Western Garden Book.