PlantsDuranta→Golden Dewdrop (Duranta erecta)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Duranta erecta Accepted
Duranta repens Synonym

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'
Plant Spread: 12'-18'
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: yellow or orange. Toxic to mammals and humans, edible to songbirds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
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®

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Location: My yard in Arlington, Texas.Date: Summer 2010Duranta with nectaring Monarch.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-08-30#pollination
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-08-31
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Location: My garden
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Location: Mine growing on north side of house zone 9Date: 2020-08-18Called Sky Flower because it's 10 ft. Light purple flowers
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By Justin
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Location: My yard in Arlington, Texas.Date: Summer 2010Close up of flower.
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Location: Fielder House Butterfly garden Arlington, Texas.Date: Summer 2010This plant is a must have for the butterfly garden.
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Location: Odessa, FLDate: 2013-04-14
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 9-1-13
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Location: HoustonDate: 2013-03-02Seed pod in black bird's mouth.
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Location: Laura’s garden Date: 2017-10-14
By piksihk
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Location: Zone 9 Louisiana my yardDate: 2018-10-22My medium purple variety looks lighter here
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Location: HoustonDate: 2013-03-02
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Location: HoustonDate: 5-1-12Impressive size.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-10-13
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Location: Mobot, St L.Date: 2017-08-09aka Pigeanberry
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Location: HoustonDate: 2013-02-25
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Location: HDate: 2013-02-25
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Location: BF House - Chesterfield, Mo. (MOBOT)Date: 2009-09-29
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Duranta erecta / golden dew drop by purpleinopp Apr 24, 2021 2:10 PM 0
After the freeze: what are you doing? by piksihk Apr 8, 2021 1:40 AM 47
ID please. by Nick_Kurzenko Dec 27, 2020 4:36 PM 7
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