Lysiloma microphylla thornberi

Feather Bush, Lysiloma watsonii thornberi, Fern-of-the-Desert

Use these desert shrubs and trees from tropical America as informal background shrubs or patio trees. They reach 12 to 15 feet tall and need no water once established. Their white puffball flowers grow in small spikes above finely cut leaves. Plant in full sun. Some types are killed by frost, but come back with warmer weather.
Lysiloma microphylla thornberi, Feather Bush, Lysiloma watsonii thornberi, Fern-of-the-Desert
Native to the foothills of Arizona's Rincon Mountains, it remains evergreen in regions without frost.

Attributes - Lysiloma microphylla thornberi

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Semi-Deciduous

Height: 8 ft. to 12 ft.

Width: 12 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance.

 
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