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Pinckneya bracteata

Common Name(s):
Fever tree, Poinsettia tree
Cultivar(s):
Larry's Party
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Short lived; best if receives several hours of direct sun; mulch to keep root zone cool

Native to South Carolina, Georgia and Florida

Height:
15-20 ft.
Flower:
Tiny greenish flowers with long lasting 2 in. salmon pink poinsettia like sepals in summer; 1 in. brown fruit
Zones:
7b-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Partial shade; moist, well drained soil; needs cool moist root zone
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Open, shrubby habit; usually multistemmed
Width:
15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
Rich green leaves; no significant fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2083

Pinckneya bracteata Pinckneya bracteata
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Pinckneya bracteata Pinckneya bracteata
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Pinckneya bracteata Pinckneya bracteata
Eleanor, CC BY-NC - 4.0