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Tweedia solanoides
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Tweedia solanoides

Pink Flowered Tweedia

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Item #: 6898

Zones: 7b to 9b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Argentina, Brazil

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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(syn: Oxypetalum solanoides) This delightful South American native, which we originally acquired from the Rock Garden Society seed exchange, makes a delightful garden addition. The 2' tall, deciduous clumper makes an upright mound of soft, hairy, green spade-shaped leaves attached to an upright stem. The clumps are topped, starting in late May and continuing for several weeks, with terminal clusters of tiny, pink, star-shaped flowers. The green, asclepias-like pods, which form after flowering, are also a nice architectural feature. We see some garden seedlings, but in a polite way. Well-drained and average-to-dry soils are preferred.