Forestiera angustifolia 'Pendula' /Texas Weeping Swamp Privet

Forestiera angustifolia 'Pendula'   / Forestiera angustifolia 'Pendula'
Sprawling habit of growth
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Sprawling habit of growth

Close-up image of narrow leaves and gray stems


Foliage and stems

Specimen plant with entangled stems

Specimen plant at the Birmingham Botanical Garden

Long slender branches

Small, slender leaves

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Scientific Name: Forestiera angustifolia 'Pendula'
Common Name: Texas Weeping Swamp Privet
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: An excellent plant for Xeriscape. It is an attractive plant in winter in the dry landscape. Wildlife feed on the fruit.