Mongolian Silver Spires Caragana - Caragana microphylla 'Mongolian Silver Spires'

This 8-9' xeric shrub has sparkling, ferny silver leaves with a narrow, upright, arching habit. Produces 1" yellow flowers in spring followed by smooth, narrow, red seed pods in summer. This specimen offers a natural buffer for a hedge or windbreaker.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Dry Areas
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
48-60"
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Narrow
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

Water regularly until well established. Extremely hardy and drought resistant. The plant is quite adaptable and can be grown in adverse conditions. Feed in spring with all purpose fertilizer before new growth. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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