Tamarix parviflora /Small-flowered Tamarisk

Tamarix parviflora   / Tamarix parviflora
Has small sized, scale-like foliage
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Has small sized, scale-like foliage

Prune after flowering to prevent legginess

A large shrub or small tree to 15 feet in both height and spread

Stems have purplish bark

Very small, four petaled, pink flowers present in summer

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Scientific Name: Tamarix parviflora
Common Name: Small-flowered Tamarisk
Plant Type: Deciduous
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Medium
Comments: Has become established in the arid west and crowds out some native species. It is said ti be a noxious, invasive pest. It flowers on previous years growth and any pruning should be done immediately after summer flowering. If left unpruned, it becomes leggy and flops over. wide spreading deciduous shrub or small tree to 15 ft (4.6 m) tall with a similar spread. This has purplish bark and arching greenish purple shoots with scale-like green leaves.