This low, mounding, Southwest native shrub up to 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide has feathery foliage that contributes fine texture to a garden. While evergreen in milder climates, in temperate climates it is deciduous. Its small, pealike purple flowers appear in late summer and continue into fall.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsSuitable for a desert landscape
CareBlack dalea prefers lean soil and full sun. It is drought tolerant. Rejuvenate with heavy pruning in winter.
Propagation Propagate by seed either in situ or in pots.
- Genus : Dalea
- Zones : 10, 9
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
- Light : Full Sun
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Flower Color : Pink
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Type : Shrubs