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Lotus berthelotii , Coral Gem, Pelican Beak, Parrot Beak

Lotus berthelotii

Coral Gem, Pelican Beak, Parrot Beak
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Canary Islands
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageRed, crimson, vinous flowersYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

It is grown as a garden ornamental plant, and is valued for its needle-like silvery foliage and red flowers. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping.


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