Apache Plume is one of our showiest native western shrubs. Beginning in late spring and continuing through summer the plant blooms with single white flowers that set fluffy pink seed heads. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).


Common Name

Apache Plume

Botanical Name

Fallugia paradoxa


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Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color


Mature Height

48" tall

Mature Spread

48" wide

Bloom Time

Late spring to mid fall

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil

Soil Moisture

Very Drought Resistant / Very Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

Less than 10", 10 to 20", 20 to 30"


Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Evergreen, Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Winter Interest, Good For Erosion Control, Good For Hedge / Screen


Plant Select

Ideal Region

Western Only, Hot Desert, Suitable Above 7000 ft

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

Apache Plume