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Common Name


Scientific Name

Coleogyne ramosissima

Botanical Pronunciation

kol-ee-O-jin-ee ram-o-SIS-si-ma

Plant Type

Large Shrubs

Deciduous / Evergreen


Special Features

Has thorns


Spring, Blackbrush flowers are solitary and found on the ends of young branchlets. The flowers are greenish-yellow to purple, and lacking petals.

Growth Habit

Upright and round

Growth Rate


Average Landscape Size

5' x 5'

Landscape Uses

Hedge, Erosion control

Care Information

Plant in well draining soil

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USDA Hardiness Zone

-20° F, Zone 5a

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