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Citharexylum montevidense, Taruman, Fiddlewood

Citharexylum montevidense

Taruman, Fiddlewood
Family: Verbenaceae
Origin: South of Brazil, North-East of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

It is a beautiful small tree with long tassels of richly scented white flowers. Flowers are pendant and cover the tree from spring to fall. Foliage is dark green, shiny, ornamental. Frost tender to marginally frost-hardy, they need full sun, a well-drained, humus rich soil and plenty of summer water.


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Citharexylum montevidense, Taruman, Fiddlewood
Citharexylum montevidense, Taruman, Fiddlewood
Citharexylum montevidense, Taruman, Fiddlewood


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