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.

Azara microphylla

Family: Flacourtiaeea

Common name: BOXLEAF AZARA

Native to: Argentina, Chile


Type: tree

Forms: arching, erect, open form, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 26 feet

Max width: 13 feet





new growth distinct


Plant features: evergreen, growth rate slow

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape uses: flower fragrant, hedge or edging, screen, trellis or espalier

Slow growing

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in spring

flowers in winter

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: regular