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Dodonaea viscosa, Hopseed bush

Dodonaea viscosa

Hopseed bush
Family: Sapindaceae
Origin: Arizona and Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Evergreen shrub or tree. Leaves: dark green narrow linear leaf, alternate; top glossy underside lighter. Flowers: small clusters of greenish-white flower; bloom in early spring. Fruit: 3-sided pod containing 3 seeds; green aging to tan; flat papery wings. Dodonaea viscosa 'Purpurea' has purple leaf, is less cold hardy many varieties available, with options of leaf shape and cold hardiness.

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