Copyright. J.R. Manhart
Abronia fragrans Nutt.
Annual plant with fleshy leaves, opposite on sticky rambling stems. The stems grow from 8 inches to 3 feet long. The flowers are white or pinkish, 5-lobed tubular, fragrant with apery bracts below. The flowers are produced in terminal clusters, they only open in the coolness of the evening, diffusing a vanilla-like perfume. It bloom throughout the summer.
Planting: Prefers a light well-drained sandy soil in full
sun. Cutting should be made in the early spring and rooted in sand
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