Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

conference.cnps.org

Osbeckia rubicunda

Family: Melastomataceae

Native to: Sri Lanka

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: erect

Max height: 3 feet

Max width: 2 feet

Flower

magenta/purple

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil acidity: acidic

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f, zone 12 above +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F