Punica granatum var. nana
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Punica granatum 'Nana'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, nearly evergreen in mild areas, compact, to 3 ft (0.9 m) tall, greater spread. Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate, smaller than species, glossy dark green. Flowers orange-red, small, 2.5-5 cm wide, single. Fruit small, spherical, brown.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (7)8 Grown in England before 1731 by Phillip Miller, the author of The Gardener's Dictionary, 1759 (Coats, A. M., 1992).
- Oregon State Univ. campus: east end of parking lot at 26th St and Orchard Ave.; southwest corner of Kaerney Hall (Campus Way & 14th St.)