September Plant of the Month

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25th September, 2013 Comments are closed

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.

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