Apache Plume

Fallugia paradoxa

Fallugia paradoxa, commonly known as Apache plume, is a hardy shrub native to arid regions of North America. Recognizable by its delicate, feathery white flowers and pinkish seedheads resembling plumes, it thrives in dry, rocky soils.

This drought-tolerant plant is valued for its ornamental beauty in landscaping and contributes to desert ecosystems by providing food and habitat for wildlife while adding a touch of elegance to arid landscapes.

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: Central CA, Southern NV and UT, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Southern Texas and OK.
Family: Rosaceae
Size: Up to 8′ high and wide
Sun: Full to part sun, protect from summer afternoon sun
Watering: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate
Soil: Tolerant
Temperature: Hardy to -30F
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Nectar plant for bees and butterflies. Seeds for small mammals and ground dwelling birds.


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