Sky Flower, Duranta erecta

Sky Flower

FAMILY:
Verbenaceae

ORIGIN:
Neotropical America

DESCRIPTION:
Erect or spreading shrub or small tree with ovate to obovate sparsely or boldly toothed, rich green leaves to 3" long bearing pendant panicles of small blue, purple or white flowers; grows 10 - 20 ft

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately; fertilize bi-weekly; part sun

PROPAGATION:
Semi-ripe cuttings; root layering

COMMENTS:
Butterfly nectar plant

 

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