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Greenthread (Hopi Tea) - Thelesperma filifolium

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New Mexico, USA

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Cheery, drought and heat tolerant SW native used for a pleasing tea. Flowers prolifically, then sets first seed, then reblooms, and can repeat this again. Attracts loads of butterflies.

Approx. 8-10” high. Easy to start.

Grown in the hot high desert SW, zone 8a, in marginally improved, very sandy clay using permaculture and organic, low-nitrogen methods.

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Looking for: Interested in plants/seeds that can grow in zone 8a, preferably. Especially plants for desert or hot regions. Interested in all sorts of plants useful in permaculture, unusual legumes and other nitrogen fixers, fragrant plants, heat tolerant veggies, and native SW plants.