Black Dalea (Dalea frutescens)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 30
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Not suitable for containers


Photo gallery:
Location: Fielder House Butterfly garden Arlington, Texas.Date: Fall 2011Close up of the flowers.
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Gardening with Texas Native Plants and Wildflowers, The Front Yard. by frostweed Apr 25, 2018 9:04 AM 115

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