Jamaica Dogwood (Piscidia piscipula)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 50 feet to 60 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Purplish-blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Useful for timber production
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 26, 2016 10:47 AM

A host plant of the Cassius Blue butterfly, Leptotes cassius.

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