Bottlebrush and Mock Orange ?

katladie(z8Louisiana)April 10, 2011

The tag on my Mock Orange says full sun, but I have seen them growing in mostly shade, where would it do best in South Louisiana, I am about 60 miles north of NOLA.

Also, how much direct sun can a Bottlebrush tree take? It is about 3 feet tall and is the weeping kind, I have only seen them growing in shade here. TIA sharon

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plan9fromposhmadison(8A Madison Mississippi)

As with most temperate climate shrubs grown in your climate, morning sun, with shade from noontime on, is ideal. But I'd imagine that planted under tall trees, with mid-day shade and morning + afternoon sun, would also work.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2011 at 9:23PM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

Bottlebrush trees can take full sun, all day long.

Carol
Jacksonville, Florida

    Bookmark   April 12, 2011 at 10:38PM
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katladie(z8Louisiana)

thanks guys. sharon

    Bookmark   April 13, 2011 at 6:46PM
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