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Calystegia macrostegia ssp. arida

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Calystegia macrostegia ssp. arida
Calystegia macrostegia ssp. arida

Species Name: Calystegia macrostegia ssp.arida
Common Name: Chaparral Morning Glory

Found in the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mtns. Very drought tolerant once established. Spectacular white or pink blooms attract hummingbirds. Low maintenance.

Plant Family: Convolvulaceae
Plant Type: Vine
Height by Width: 10-15' long
Growth Habit: Climbing w/tendrils
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White or pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: San Garbriel Mountains, San Bernardino Mountains, Northern Peninsular Range
Natural Habitat: Coastal scrub, chaparral below 3300'

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