Botanical Name: Dalea dorycnioides 'Cerro Azul'
 Common Name: Cerro Azul Dalea
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub, Perennial

 

Height Range

1-3', 3-6'

 

Flower Color

Lavender

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Grey Green

 

Bark Color

Grey

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Very Low, Low, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

 

Accenting Features

Fragrance, Multi-trunk Tree, Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Parking Strip, Patio, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Butterflies

Information by: George Hull MSN

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Evergreen shrub to 5-6', naturally rounded form. Winter bloomer, Showy spikes of purple blue flowers. Full sun exposure, Soil tolerant. Cutting back hard yearly will induce bushiness.
Hardy to 15F