Silver Buttonwood

(Conocarpus Erectus Sericeus)

Native to many shorelines in tropical and subtropical region around the world, including;Florida, Bermuda, the Bahamams the Caribbean, Central and South America , western Africa and in Melanesia and Polynesia. 

Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
20-30 Ft

Spacing:
3-4 Ft

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Purple
White/Near White
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
By air layering
By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed