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Honeycup, Dusty Zenobia
Scientific Name: Zenobia pulverulenta (Bartr. ex Willd.) Pollard
Synonym: Zenobia cassinefolia
Family: Ericaceae
Honeycup, Dusty Zenobia (Zenobia  pulverulenta)
Zenobia pulverulenta, Walter S. Judd. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-7,14-17
USDA: 5-9

Sun Exposure: Partial shade to part sun, more sun gives better foliage colors

Origin: Eastern USA (Georgia, Carolinas, Virginia), in the coastal plain, in bogs and wet areas

Growth Habits: Deciduous shrub, 2 to 5 feet tall (0.6 to 1.5 m) or more; oval to oblong pale green leaves with serrate margin, 1 to 2 inches long (2.5 to 5 cm), 0.5 to 1 inch wide (12-25 mm)

Watering Needs: Prefers a moist acidic soil

Propagation: Seed, cuttings

The name 'pulverulenta' for the Latin for 'powdered', refers to the new growth, that seems dusted with bluish white powder.
`Winter Star' is a lavender pink cultivar.

Blooming Habits:
, white flowers appearing in the axil of the leaves, in the spring (May-June).

Fruiting Habits:
Brown capsule.

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