Sky Flower (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
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
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®


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Shrubs with blue flowers? by GreenMAC May 7, 2019 8:09 PM 8
Mystery shrub. by Grojo Feb 27, 2019 1:34 PM 2
Sweet Memory Sky flower wilting by BloomingBobbi Jun 4, 2018 7:57 AM 14
Current bulb action by purpleinopp Jul 14, 2019 11:10 AM 172
Help IDing some plants by Crossandra May 9, 2018 9:26 AM 3
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