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Dictamnus albus

Gas Plant, Fraxinella
Rutaceae
Perennials

Native from Europe to northern China. Sturdy, long-lived, extremely permanent in colder climates, needing little care once established. Forms clumps 2 1/2–4 ft. high, 3 ft. wide. In early summer, produces loose spires of blossoms at branch tips; each flower resembles a wild azalea, with narrow petals and prominent greenish stamens.

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