Duranta repens ‘Sapphire’
Duranta sapphire features cascading purple flowers which yield to golden colored berries in the fall.
Water Requirements: Moderate, average watering. Deeper waterings that are less frequent are recommended to establish roots.
Soil: Well draining
Growth Rate: Moderate
Bloom Time: Summer
Temperature: Hardy to around 20 F.
Pruning: Benefits from selective pruning to shape it. With pruning, it can be kept as a smaller shrub. Alternatively, it can be pruned to resemble a tree.
Toxicity: Toxic when ingested.
Tips: With good care, Duranta Sapphire can bloom year-round.