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Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 18°F (-8°C)
Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade, tolerates reflected heat
Origin: Northwestern Mexico and central Baja California
Growth Habits: Evergreen, drought deciduous shrub, fast growing, up to 6 feet tall (1.8 m), 8 feet wide (2.4 m); gray-green leaves with serrate margin, 1 inch long (2.5 cm), 0.5 inch wide (12 mm).
Watering Needs: Little water when established, drought tolerant, requires good drainage, summer water keeps it blooming
Propagation: Cuttings, notoriously difficult by seed