Plant of the Week – Black Dalea

Plant of the Week – Black Dalea

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Black Dalea

Dalea frutescens

A rare late fall bloomer, Black Dalea is an indispensable plant for desert xeriscapes.
  • Covered with masses of intense purple flowers in late fall.
  • Forms a rounded mound (3’x4′) of fine textured grey-green foliage.
  • Thrives in full sun and well-drained soil.
  • Does not like too much water.
  • Attracts bees during the bloom season.
  • Extremely heat and cold tolerant.
  • Tolerates reflected heat.

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