Woolly Congea (Congea tomentosa)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Vine
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 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10 to 20
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Pubescent, velvety leaves appear opposite along the stem, are light green in color with prominent veins.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Tiny, inconspicuous white flowers are surrounded by three very showy 1inch long, velvety bracts which mature over several weeks from white to pink, lavender and finally gray.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip

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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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