Category: deciduous shrub Size: medium
Mature Size: 3 - 7' by 4'
Zone: 1 - 10 Growth Rate: medium
Foliage: Bright green to dark green or even greyish leaves.
Elevation (if known): at least 9,000ft
Water: Low to moderate depending on variety.
Soil : Adapts to wide variety of soils
Comments: A large genus. I'm just referring to the shrubby plants here. I have both yellow and pink flowering varieties. Blooms last a long time. The yellow seem hardier. Mine reseed a bit.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? yes Native to: Native to northern latitudes everywhere
Known Locations: Quiet a few around town. I have several in my yard. Do well in Alamosa.
Information Sources: Sunset Western Garden Book.