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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Vauquelinia californica-Arizona Rosewood

Large evergreen shrub or small tree 25' tall by 15' wide. Single or multiple trunked. Moderate to fast depending on water. Great as a screen hedge or small shade tree. Clusters of small white flowers in late spring. Native to S. Az into Mx. 250-5000' Drought tolerant. Full sun. Reflected heat. Very cold hardy. Spider mites can attack. Makes good hedge and a good alternative to oleander.


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