Marcus, Joseph A.
Heimia salicifolia (Kunth) Link
Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Size Notes:
4-8 feet tall. Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Moist Conditions Comments:
with attractive clusters of golden yellow flowers, green foliage, and decorative bright red stems. Best grown in sheltered sunny borders. Hardy down to -10C if given a dry mulch in winter. Native
range in U.S. is limited to moister areas in far south Texas brushlands.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes