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Desfontiania spinosa (Desfontainia)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Red Flowers (Summer late), Dark green Foliage
Care Medium - high
Hardiness Half hardy, Tender Exotic
Growth N/A
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Desfontiania spinosa:

  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing

Weaknesses of Desfontiania spinosa

  • Tender exotic suitable only for very mild areas
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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Common Missspellings: Desfontiana, Desfonteana

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