Galphimia gracilis 30
Galphimia gracilis 3

Galphimia gracilis
(Thryallis)
(Golden Thryallis)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: Mexico to Peru
Type: Evergreen Shrub


Typical Height: 4’-6’
(1.2–1.8mts)
Typical Spread: 4’-6’
(1.2–1.8mts)


Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Yellow
Flowering Season: Year-round
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Malpighiaceae
Propagation: Seeds; Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: Weak


Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (16”-20” OA)


Typical planting distance:
3’-4’ O.C.
(0.9–1.2mts)


Common Uses: Shrubs
Category: Medium Shrubs
 
Notes: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or bird


+ In this Photo:
Galphimia gracilis
(Thryallis)
4' OA Height


All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2014
Doral
Florida USA


Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants


The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning


Betrock’s
Plant Finder


Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.


Internet Sources:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/51470/


http://plantbook.org/plantdata/malpighiaceae/galphimia_gracilis.html


http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/thryallis.html


http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=e631