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Malacothamnus palmeri

No current common name.

We currently do not grow this plant.

The pink flowers set atop a fuzzy gray shrub. It grows in openings in heavy chaparral and mixed evergreen forest. The soil is adobe/shale to red clay. The associated species are Quercus agrifolia, Adenostoma fasciculatum, Garrya elliptica, Rhamnus californica,Diplacus aurantiacus, Arctostaphylos luciana and Arbutus menziesii. A fast grower in most situations. Use where you want a gray plant (such as against a concrete wall), with pink flowers. The plant is fairly narrow (it will sucker to some degree) and will fit into a narrow flower bed.

Malacothamnus palmeri tolerates clay.
Malacothamnus palmeri is great for a bird garden.
Malacothamnus palmeri's foliage type is evergreen.
Malacothamnus palmeri's flower color is pink.

Communities for Malacothamnus palmeri:Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest and Mixed-evergreen Forest.

ph: 0.00 to 0.00
usda: 8 to 10
height[m]: 1.00 to 3.00
width[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 60.00 to 130.00

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