General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Pubescent (velvety), gray-green, trifoliate.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Bright, lemony-yellow to lime green.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Resistances: Drought tolerant

Common names
  • Canary Bird Bush
  • Rattlebox

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