Rhus lentii

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Rhus lentii
Rhus lentii
Rhus lentii

Species Name: Rhus lentii
Common Name: Pink-Flowering Sumac

Large, dense, formal shrub. Low maintenance. Small but effective flowers. Drought tolerant. Beautiful light green-blue leaves with yellow-green ribs.

Plant Family: Anacardiaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4-8' H x 4-8' W
Growth Habit: Upright, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow to establish, then fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Baja California. Cedros Island.
Natural Habitat: Maritime deserts, bluffs, canyons

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.