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Tristerix longebracteatus, Tristerix

Tristerix longebracteatus

Family: Loranthaceae
Origin: South America, Andes
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Tristerix is a genus of mistletoe in the family Loranthaceae, native to the Andes from Colombia to Chile. They are a woody perennial usually occurring as an aerial parasite, often pollinated by hummingbirds.

Tristerix longebracteatus, Tristerix
Tristerix longebracteatus, Tristerix

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