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Hairy Canary Flower


A member of the Pea family, this low growing, heat-tolerant, evergreen shrub has fuzzy silvery-grey foliage and small clusters of pinkish-white flowers summer through fall. Shiny red-brown fruit pods appear after flowering. Use in rock gardens

Dorycnium hirsutum

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit texture : Shiny

Fruit type : Pod

Fruit color : Red-brown

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Fuzzy

Leaf shape : Oval

Leaf color : Silvery-grey

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Small clusters

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes