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Cliftonia monophylla 'Jenkins' /Jenkins Cliftonia

Cliftonia monophylla 'Jenkins'   / Cliftonia monophylla 'Jenkins'
Fruiting bodies after flowering and thick leathery foliage
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Fruiting bodies after flowering and thick leathery foliage

Foliage and seed spikes

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Scientific Name: Cliftonia monophylla 'Jenkins'
Common Name: Jenkins Cliftonia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: White flowers followed by showy seeds which persist most of summer, turning brown in fall and winter. Excellent selection for naturalistic settings. Grows well as an understory species.