Barleria albostellata
DOWNY BARLERIA, GREY BARLERIA
Acanthaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Origins: Southern Africa

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Barleria albostellata
DOWNY BARLERIA, GREY BARLERIA
Acanthaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: early spring to mid summer

Leaves: dark green; silver-grey new leaves; crossed leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, contemporary, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: butterfly attracting, bee attracting



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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