Indigenous and introduced plant life occurring in the region of Dublin. The photos published in the posts are from plants grown at the Kinsealy Agricultural Institute and Dublin Zoo.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Named after the plant hunter Thunberg, this is an arching deciduous sub shrub with long annual stems covered in magenta flowers in late summer/autumn. Requires an open position and cutting back each year to keep it in bounds when it will reach 2 m.