Fallugia paradoxa

Apache Plume

Plant family: Rosaceae - Rose


Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color White
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 3-5 feet, 5-15 feet
Spread 1-5 feet, 5-10 feet
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Desert, Joshua Tree Woodland

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Decomposed Granite

Special Characteristic

Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

With its white rose-like flowers this truly is a stunning addition to any garden with its tolerance for low water and its ability to become a beautiful lacy screen. After flowering this plant produces feathery seed heads that give its name. Ranging from green to pink to reddish these plumes provide a dramatic sight when back lit. Cut back the seed heads in winter, and provide deep watering about once a month to keep this plant looking its best through the summer, if no watering is provided Apache Plume will lose its leaves in summer. An indigenous tribe steeped its leaves to create a hair tonic.

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This is a beautiful plant that is very happy in my sandy soil. It has quadrupled in size in less than three years and the bees love the flowers.

Posed by: Les , on Jun 1 2021 12:00PM