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Scientific name: Stachytarpheta speciosa

  • Plant type | shrub
  • English | Porter weed
  • Dutch | Raspa rood
Porter weed, Raspa rood
Stachytarpheta speciosa

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 0.60
  • Grows | fast
  • Flowers are | red
  • Leaves are | green

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | high
  • Drought tolerance | high
  • Salt tolerance | high
  • Sun or Shade | both

REMARKS

This red flowering Porterweed (Raspa) is always in bloom and re-seeds itself. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. See also Blue Porter Weed.

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