Desert Honeysuckle

Anisacanthus thurberi

Flowers:J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: In washes and canyons in the Sonoran Desert
Size: 6′
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Watering: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate
Soil: Tolerant
Temperature: Hardy to the low teens
Pruning: Cut to the ground before spring to rejuvenate, if desired
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Attracts Hummingbirds. Host for the  Elada Checkerspot and Arizona checkerspot. Seeds for birds
Notes: Deciduous shrub

Photo by mason_s


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