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Azara microphylla
Common Name: Box-Leaf Azara Family: Salicaceae (The Willow Family)

Azara microphylla is native to Chile and southern Argentina. It has small, shiny, dark green foliage held on open branches on a small tree to about 15 feet. In spring it has yellow pompom flowers that are sweetly scented of vanilla. Useful for part shade and part sun positions. Photo courtesy: Great Plant Picks.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - Central and South America

Native Habitat:
Lakesides and along the edges of Nothofagus forests.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourYellow
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom Colour
Height10-15' Bloom TimeSpring
Spread5-8' FragranceYes
Light ExposurePart Sun Part Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness7-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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