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Arizona Carlowrightia
Carlowrightia arizonica


Arizona carlowrightia is an uncommon plant in the Trans-Pecos, growing in rocky mesas and stony hillsides, mostly in Brewster Co. It is also found west to Arizona and into New Mexico. It is a spreading shrub to 3 feet high with small, light green leaves and white flowers with lavender streaks that appear April through August.

Plant Habit or Use: small shrub

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: white with lavender streaks

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: 2-celled stalked capsule

Height: 2 to 3 feet

Width: 2 to 3 feet

Plant Character:

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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