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Solanum xantii 'Otay Mountain'

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Species Name: Solanum xantii 'Otay Mountain'
Common Name: Otay Mountain Blue Witch

A selection S. xantii; has narrower leaves. Drought tolerant groundcover; good for wildlife. Caution: all parts are toxic.

Plant Family: Solanaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: To 2-3'h x wide
Growth Habit: Low, trailing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun or shade
Soil Preference: Sand to clay
Water Requirements: Semi-moist
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Late spring to summer
Flower Color: Purple
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Peninsular Range (Otay Mountain)
Natural Habitat: Shrubland, oak/pine woodland, coniferous forest. Elevation: below 2700 meters.

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