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Duranta erecta 'Alba'

tsp: thorns very numerous compared to some other clones
fc: white
fq: often less floriferous than popular blue-flowered clones
lu: cultivated in the US, particularly California

Duranta erecta 'Aurea' = 'Indonesian Gold'?

lc: greenish-yellow
ns: this name is not known to be published before 1959 and must be rejected in Latin form. The golden
ns: clone from Indonesia called 'Gold' is now named 'Indonesian Gold'.

Duranta erecta 'Aussie 2000'

ht: 1.5-2.0m where cold hardy
ha: more compact
lc: green and golden (margined?)
fc: blue
fq: floriferous where cold hardy
ir: it has been shown to be very susceptible to whitefly damage
in: Australia c. 2000

Duranta erecta 'Cloudy' (8/4)

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JC Raulston Arboretum. July 2004. A nice addition to the appealing Duranta family of foliage colors.

ha: spreading, trailing
lc: highly mottled white, covering 50-80% of surface

Duranta erecta 'Cuban Gold'

lc: golden-yellow.

Duranta erecta 'Geisha Girl' (2/03)

fc: dark magenta-purple, distinctly margined light lavender to white. Throat or eye white.
so: (2003 Catalog: 42)

Duranta erecta 'Gold' some='Indonesian Gold'


Duranta erecta 'Golden Edge' ('Gold Edge')

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ht: 60 in. tall x 30 in. wide
lc: golden yellow margin on glossy bright green
fc: purple
frc: golden yellow
or: Japan
ns: based on photographs it appears to be golder than 'Variegata'.
photo, wholesale source:
Terra Nova

Duranta erecta 'Grandiflora'

ft: large, "fluffy" racemes
fc: lavender with darker centers and central vein. Margins and throat lighter or whiter but never so
fc: distinctly marked or bicolored as 'Geisha Girl'

Duranta erecta 'Green and Gold' (4/02)

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Riverbanks Botanical Garden, Columbia, SC USA. June 2004.

ha: compact
lc: yellow green with darker green margins, chimera about 75-85% of surface
fc: lavender blue
in: Kartuz Greenhouses (online catalog 2002)

Duranta erecta 'Indonesian Gold' ('Gold' , 'Aurea' in part)

lc: golden yellow
or: Indonesia
ns: the name 'Gold' is invalid as is the old name 'Aurea'.
Austral Plants

Duranta erecta 'Microphylla'

ll: smaller than species typical
id: smaller blades occur in other cultivars such as one gold-leaved clone sold in the US.

Duranta erecta 'Sapphire Showers' (10/02)

ht: 25 ft. tall
fc: sapphire blue with some blue margined in white
pat: PPAF

Duranta erecta 'Sheena's Gold'

lc: bright yellow
or: known from the Australia nursery trade.

Duranta erecta 'Sarasota' (4/02)

ha: compact
fc: rich lavender blue
bt: long bloom period
ff: nicely scented
frc: golden yellow
in: Kartuz Greenhouses (online catalog 2002)

Duranta erecta 'Sheena's Green'

ht: 3m potential but often kept to 60-100cm for hedge use.
ha: dense but vigorous
tsp: thornless
lc: green (typical?)

Duranta erecta 'Sheena's Lime'

ht: 3m potential but often kept to 60-100cm for hedge use.
ha: dense but vigorous
tsp: thornless
lc: bright lime green (ie. yellow green)

Duranta erecta 'Snow Flurry' (4/02)

ha: slow, compact
lc: white and green variegated
lm: "fringed"
fc: lavender blue
in: Kartuz Greenhouses (online catalog 2002) - apparently not 'Variegata' which they also list.

Duranta erecta 'Squatter's Gold' (4/5)

ht: 1.4m tall x 1m wide
lc: golden-yellow
lt: blades slightly undulate
or: sport of 'Aussie 2000'

Duranta erecta 'Sunstruck' (4/5)

ht: 4 ft.
lc: all golden-yellow with no green
ll: to 3.0 in.
or, so: Singing Springs Nursery (online catalog 2005), own origination as sport of 'Golden Edge'

Duranta erecta 'Thornless' ('Blue Thornless')

tsp: nearly to all thornless
fc: rich lavender-blue
frc: golden-yellow, often showy
in: New Crop Program, University of Georgia in 1990's

Duranta erecta 'Variegata' (D. plumieri 'Variegata)

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KIlgore Hall, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA.

lc: irregular cream (yellowish-white) margin
li: Yokoi, M. and Y. Hirose. 1978. Variegated plants. Seibundo Sinkoshia Publishing Co.
...(an excellent large color photo)
Austral Plants

Duranta erecta 'Variegata Aurea'

so: Austral Plants

Duranta repens = D. erecta


Duranta plumieri = D. erecta