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botanical name:
Colletia hystrix 'Rosea'
Colletia hystrix 'Rosea' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Rhamnaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: grey-green
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
Large rounded shrub with few or no leaves. Instead the stiff branches carry cylindrical, greyish-green, sharply pointed spines, about 2.5cm long. This form has white flowers opening from pink buds, giving a slightly pink flush to the abundant flower clusters in late summer and early autumn. Can also flower in spring.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun, protected from herd frost and cold winds.

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