September Plant of the Month
Botanical name: Cordia parvifolia
Common name: Little Leaf Cordia
This easy to grow, low maintenance shrub has small, leathery, grey-green leaves and has a naturally dense shape which requires little pruning. As summer temperatures and humidity rise, Little Leaf Cordia provides visual relief with a snowy white profusion of blossoms. This low water use, evergreen shrub is tolerant of full sun and reflected heat. It has a moderate growth rate and obtains 6’ height and 8’ width. Little Leaf Cordia makes a wonderful addition to a moonlight garden. Perfect for enjoying your landscape at night when the temperatures are a bit more tolerable.