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Lemon Dalea
Scientific Name: Dalea capitata S. Watson
Synonym: Dalea lloydii, Parosela lloydii, Parosela capitata
Family: Fabaceae
Lemon Dalea (Dalea  capitata) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8-11

Frost Tolerance: Deciduous at 25F (4C), hardy down to 5F (15C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Coahuila)

Growth Habits: Perennial, fast growing up to 2 feet tall (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water, good drainage


The foliage as a faint lemon smell, giving this plant its common name.

Blooming Habits:
Yellow bloom in spring and summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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