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| Plume Tiquilia, Gregg Coldenia, Hierba del Cenizo, Oreja del Perro|
Tiquilia greggii (Coldenia greggii)
Plume tiquilia favors the dry air and well drained soil on the rocky ledges of the Trans- Pecos, New Mexico and Mexico. This leafy, rounded, heavily branched but compact shrub bears clusters of pink to magenta flowers which highlight its greyish leaves. It is very attractive in full bloom and could be used ornamentally on limestone soils. It is not commercially available, unfortunately, because propagation techniques are lacking.
Plant Habit or Use: small shrub
Flower Color: light to dark pink
Blooming Period: summer
Fruit Characteristics: dry nutlet
Height: 2 feet
Width: 1 to 2 feet
Plant Character: deciduous
Heat Tolerance: high
Soil Requirements: alkaline