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Crambe cordifolia
Common Name: Colewort Family: Brassicaceae (The Mustard Family)

Crambe cordifolia

Give this plant enough space so that it can spread out its dramatic two foot long leaves and raise its strong, branched panicles of white flowers that look like a giant baby's breath. For those who like large, powerful, architectural plants.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Native Habitat:
Grows on the steppes and open stony places.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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