General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-18 feet
Plant Spread: 12-18 feet
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: yellow or orange. Toxic to mammals and humans, edible to songbirds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: Texas Superstar®

Common names
  • Golden Dewdrop
  • Sky Flower
  • Pigeon Berry
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Duranta erecta
  • Synonym: Duranta repens
  • Synonym: Duranta parviflora

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