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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Mascagnia macroptera

Mascagnia macroptera is an evergreen vine from Baja California that will easily train itself to a trellis or fence. If left unsupported, this plant will twine on itself to produce a mounding shrub or even a groundcover. This blooms in spring and summer, with bright yellow orchid-shaped flowers. This is fairly drought tolerant shrub, but looks much better with regular watering through the warm season. Zone 9.

 


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