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botanical name:
Desfontainia spinosa
Desfontainia spinosa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Desfontainia
family:  Loganiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Dense, bushy evergreen with holly-like spiny, glossy dark green leaves. Pendant, tubular red flowers with yellow tips, in late summer.

Moist, peaty, acid soil in partial shade with protection from cold, drying winds.

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