||This charming small evergreen shrub is rarely offered in the nursery trade. This variety is propagated from seed we collected in the northern part of Volusia County,Fla. in an isolated sandhill communities Mature size is 2.5-3'High x 2'wide, an open airy small evergreen shrubs that carries hundreds of 1" or 2.5cm lavender flowers in loose clusters on the terminal ends of each vertical branch. Thin foliage that rarely measures more than 2mm or 1/16" across and is 1.7cm or.75" long. This form has been hardy and evergreen to 7 degrees F. here, in Zone 7b, at our botanical garden. We are growing it in pure rich brown sandhill 3'high in elevation. We are scheduled to test new plants next spring in various native soils in and around our garden to evaluate their performance.
This is a hard to come by shrub that deserves your attention, another underutilized plant for the garden.