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Common names:
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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)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Other: Leaves have a lemon fragrance when bruised
Fruit: Other: Small woody capsules
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pale pink, to dark pink, to lilac.
Flower Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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