Conocarpus erectus ‘sericeus’
To 20 feet
Fast rate of growth, once established
Full sun to very light shade
Excellent salt and drought tolerance.
Will tolerate wet soil, if it’s saline
Zones 10 to 11
Spreading, low-branching, dense shrub or
small tree with evergreen, silver leaves.
Clusters of tiny flowers are followed by decorative, button-like, woody brown cones.
May be used as a specimen or shade tree or tall clipped hedge.
Excellent wildlife attractor.