Common Name: Snowflake
Growth Habit: This evergreen shrub has delicate green foliage and typically grows 10’ tall and about 6’ wide.
Cultural Requirements: Native to Central America the Snowflake prefers full sun but to part shade. It is hardy down to about 30 degrees Fahrenheit.
Features/Uses: It makes a beautiful accent plant for border plantings and performs well in containers. The fragrant white flowers attract butterflies.
Note: Special care should be taken when handling this plant as the white sap can irritate the skin or cause an allergic reaction.
Bloom Time: White flowers late fall to early winter
Where in the Garden: Central America across from the lawn house garage
Photos: Rachel Cobb