Tar Flower (Befaria racemosa)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 - 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 - 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small, round sticky capsules.
Flowers: Showy
Other: Sticky
Flower Color: White
Other: White, tinged with pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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