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    06 / 01 / 2016

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  • Posted by

    Janet Isralsky


I live in Bulloch County, Georgia, and this unruly but lovely plant is existing landscaping at a home we purchased last year in Statesboro. The leaves are similar to a rose of sharon, but it completely died back with last winter’s freezing temps. Please let me know what it is, how to prune it, and best practices for plant health. Thank you!


  • Witchazel Master Identifier says:

    Purple flowering shrub

    November 7th, 2016 at 2:45pm

  • Janet Registered says:

    I kept searching photos and I found it! It’s Duranta Erecta ‘Sapphire Showers’, a member of the verbena family.

    November 6th, 2016 at 1:03pm

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