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Oxypetalum caeruleum = Tweedia caerulea

Common Name(s):
Tweedia
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

For those who love blue flowers, Tweedia is a relatively new introduction related to our milkweeds. It perennializes in the warmer Piedmont and coastal plain, but can be grown as an annual in cooler areas. Good as a cut flower. Pinch back when young to encourage branching.

Season:
Summer
Height:
36 in.
Flower Color:
Blue
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 8-10
Propagation:
Seed
Exposure:
Full sun to partial shade
Soil:
Well-drained
Regions:
Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Southern Brazil, Uruguay

NCCES plant id: 754

Oxypetalum caeruleum = Tweedia caerulea Oxypetalum caeruleum = Tweedia caerulea