Apache plume

Fallugia paradoxa

Apache plume, Fallugia paradoxa, Plant Select
Apache plume, Fallugia paradoxa, Plant Select
A glorious, native shrub of the Southwest with anemone-like, pale pink to white blossoms from spring to fall. Feathery, pink seed heads provide a dramatic second act throughout the winter. Shrub. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: Ideal as an accent plant or in small groupings in dry areas of the garden, or in native landscape designs. Plant in a location away from sidewalks where it will have room to grow.
Plant Type Shrub
Height 4-6 feet
Width 4-6 feet
Flowering Season May to September
Flower Color Pink
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone zones 4-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2002
Annual Commercial Maintenance Do not shear to shape. Prune back selected larger branches if out grows space, otherwise leave it be. Typical shape is a cascading mound of texture, flowers and delicate seed heads.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Can rejuvinate growth by shearing entire plant down to a 2' mound in spring. Remove any suckers as needed
Elevation Guide Up to 7500 ft.