Psorothamnus scoparius
Plants of the Southwest

Psorothamnus scoparius

Broom Dalea

Broom Dalea is a mounding, 3-4 ft. shrub with leafless grey stems topped by masses of small, fragrant, dark purple pea-like flowers in summer. Native range from El Paso to Albuquerque and from the Rio Grande Valley to 6,000 ft. A good bee plant and nitrogen fixer. Sow anytime in a well-drained, sandy soil. Zones 6-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 678


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