Purple Hopseed (Dodonaea purpurea)
This tall evergreen shrub’s popularity here in the Valley is due to its colorful purple foliage and tall nature. Purple Hopseed are great when allowed to grow large as a narrow hedge or screen and can also be kept trimmed and used as an accent in a desert or sub-tropical settings.
Provide good drainage and infrequent deep watering after established for healthiest plants and the strongest color.
Fast growing, upright shrub used for screening or space filler
Bright green foliage turns purple with cooler nights.
Excellent back-round color in Arid landscapes