- Common Name(s):
- Butcher's broom
Drought and heat tolerant; may sucker to form colonies. This plant is highly salt tolerant.
- 1.5-3 ft.
- Alternate, simple dark green leaves; 0.7 to 1.5 in. long; prickly; long lasting as cut foliage
- 0.2 in. dull gray-white flowers in spring; glossy red fruit on female plants in fall (provided there is a male plant nearby); persists into winter; some cultivars are perfect flowered
- 7 to 9
- Partial shade to shade; range of soil types
- Mound of erect, rigid stems
- 2-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1760