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Gomphostigma virgata/River Star

Gomphostigma virgata / Gomphostigma virgata
A typical shrub showing the long draping branching habit
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A typical shrub showing the long draping branching habit

Fine textured foliage on pendulous branches

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Scientific Name: Gomphostigma virgata
Common Name: River Star
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This silver leaved shrub will take very hot conditions. The creamy-white, fragrant flowers make good cut specimens and can be present for several months each year. Prune at least once yearly to keep neat.