Adina pilulifera /Adina

Adina pilulifera   / Adina pilulifera
Summer foliage with sparse seed pods
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Summer foliage with sparse seed pods

Foliage and seed pods

Foliage and seed pods in fall

Hanging seed pods and foliage

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Scientific Name: Adina pilulifera
Common Name: Adina
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Used in folk medicine for treament of peptic ulcers. Plant produces foliage somewhat similar to abelia foliage. Blooms best if given morning sunlight. Mature plants will grow quite tall in shaded gardens.