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Barton Springs Nursery

3601 Bee Cave Road  I  Austin, Texas 78746

Lil' Kim Violet Althea

September 16, 2016

Oh, these are pretty!

We have just landed our first Lil' Kim Violet Althea. Their plum-violet flowers can get up to 3 inches across, and stand out drastically against their dark green foliage. These deciduous, drought tolerant shrubs are a more compact Althea, growing to a maximum of 4 feet tall & 3 feet wide. Like other Altheas, they can bloom from late spring straight through the summer. I'm excited!
Provide them with a well drained, healthy soil, plenty of sun, and some moderate supplemental water during droughts to keep them their happiest & showiest.

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