Desert Broom (Baccharis sarothroides)

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: Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 4 feet to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Cream to tan
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Self sows freely, deadhead to prevent volunteer seedlings.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Male flowers with pollinators including Vanessa annabella

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Desert broom (Baccharis sarothroides) by plantladylin Jan 18, 2015 8:30 PM 3

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