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Rhus lentii/Pink-Flowering Sumac

Rhus lentii / Rhus lentii
Hot pink flowers on a shrub growing in southern California in late winter
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Hot pink flowers on a shrub growing in southern California in late winter

Flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Rhus lentii
Common Name: Pink-Flowering Sumac
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This Sumac is noted for its bright pink flowers in late winter and spring. Reported to be quite drought hardy but cannot tolerate freezing temperatures. Foliage is light blue-green with yellow-green veins.