Rare and unusual perennial plants for the Mediterranean climate.


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Isopogon formosus

 

Scientific Name:

Isopogon formosus

Common Name:

 

Deciduous vs. Evergreen

evergreen

Perennial vs. Annual

perennial shrub

Shade vs. Sun

full sun

Height x Width
& How Stands

4-6' tall X wide

Flower Color
& Bloom Time

purple pincushion-like flowers spring through early summer

Zone

hardy to 20 F

Description, Notes

drought resistant Protea (Proteaceae) family shrub from Australia; low phosphorus fertilizer only; great cut and dried flower; excellent spotlight container plant








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Descriptions are based on our experience growing
these plants in both the garden and nursery setting.
Additional information and feedback is encouraged.

All plants are classified under USDA hardiness zones.

 

 

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