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New Dombeya wallichii trees on South Mission Road


Last updated 2/20/2014 at Noon

The pink blossoms of the Dombeya tree are a colorful addition to South Mission Road in Fallbrook.

FALLBROOK – Residents are likely to notice the three, newly-planted Dombeya wallichii trees in bloom along South Mission Road. The plump pink clusters of fragrant pink balls that dangle beneath large velvety leaves are a new addition to the South Mission medians, courtesy of the Fallbrook Beautification Alliance, and the hard work of resident Pat McDougal.

The trees, whose flowers resemble a hydrangea blossom, are a native of Madagascar and East Africa, and grow well in Fallbrook’s USDA Zone 9 and 10 climates.

This beautiful tree, also known as the Tropical Hydrangea or Pink Ball...

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