Uncarina (Uncarina stellulifera)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Posted by Dutchlady1 (Sunny Naples, Florida - Zone 10a) on Jul 22, 2015 10:07 AM

The fruit of this plant, when dried, displays barbs that attach themselves to the fur of animals passing by, which aids in the dispersal of the seeds.

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my new succulent - need ID by tarev Oct 30, 2012 11:21 AM 12

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