Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade'

Tamarix ramosissima ‘Pink Cascade’

Tamarisk

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade'
  • Common name: Tamarisk
  • Family: Tamaricaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Blue​/​Green

Part of the Tamaricaceae family, tamarisks are also known as salt cedars, owing to their ability to grow in saline conditions. In exposed places they make good windbreaks.

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Tamarix ramosissima is native to eastern Europe and temperate Asia, though it has been introduced to parts of the United States. It’s a deciduous shrub or small tree with glaucous feathery foliage and plumes of bright pink flowers. Tamarix ramosissima ‘Pink Cascade’ has darker pink flowers.

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For best results, grow Tamarix ramosissima ‘Pink Cascade’ in full sun, in well-drained soil. Avoid planting in shallow chalky soils. Let them develop into a small tree, or prune the old flowered stems right out each year, in late winter or early spring, to restrict their size.

How to grow Tamarix 'Pink Cascade'

  • Plant size

    5m height

    5m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do Prune in January

Do Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Tamarix 'Pink Cascade' and wildlife

Tamarix 'Pink Cascade' is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Tamarix 'Pink Cascade' poisonous?

Tamarix 'Pink Cascade' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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