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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Pithecellobium pallens

 Evergreen. Gray barked large shrub or small tree. Moderately fast to 30' by 12'.  Feathery compound leaves.  Flowers are small white puffballs in late spring and early summer or after rains.  Often blooms more than once a year. Native in South Texas and NE Mexico.  Drought resistant. Full sun, reflected heat to part shade.  Showy in bloom.  Some frost damage to young plants. Zone 8.


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