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Burning Bush (Dictamnus purpureus) potted plant, organic

$10.00

Family:  Citrus (Rutaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 9

(Gasplant, White Dittany, Fraxinella) Herbaceous perennial native to Europe and Asia, flowering to 3 feet and equally as wide.  Traditional uses (TWM, TCM), dried bark, root bark, dried leaves:  Bacterial and fungal infections, fever, emmenagogue, kidney stones, general debility. Some sources report potential toxicity which does not seem to be borne out by 3,000 years of efficacious usage in TCM.   Plant produces bushy, shining compound leaves and orange-scented flowers in handsome, pyramidal spikes that emit flammable puffs of essential oil on hot summer evenings. The seed pods are sticky with aromatic resin.  An elegant herbaceous perennial that rises yearly, early in the spring, and flowers in early summer.  These are slow-growing but very long-lived on the landscape.    Space plants 3 to 4 feet apart.

Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown

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