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Ericameria laricifolia 'Desert Mountain'

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Species Name: Ericameria laricifolia 'Desert Mountain'
Common Name: Desert Mountain turpentine brush

Nice accent shrub with heather-like leaves. Solid floral display when most plants are finished flowering. Easy to grow in dry garden.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 2' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Upright, feathery
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Rocky canyon, pinyon juniper woodland from 3000- 6200'

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