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Athanasia acerosa

Coulter Bush

Athanasia

Comments

Finely cut foliage emerges silver and matures to gray-green; bright yellow clusters of flowers in spring; excellent for containers or massed along borders; very drought tolerant

Description

Finely cut foliage emerges silver and matures to gray-green; bright yellow clusters of flowers in spring; excellent for containers or massed along borders; very drought tolerant

Landscape Attributes

Coulter Bush is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Coulter Bush is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Coulter Bush will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 15 years.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 feet

3 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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