Tamarisk

Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade'

Tamarisk - Tamarix ramosissima  'Pink Cascade'

Common Name: Tamarisk
Genus: Tamarix
Species: ramosissima
Cultivar: 'Pink Cascade'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Makes a good hedge

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 8.00 m (800 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 8.00 m (800 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: August & September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained


Light feathery plumes of tiny rich pink flowers on arching branches in late summer and early autumn and slender light green leaves. This vigorous shrub or small tree is ideal for creating a colourful splash in a sunny border. It's a valuable windbreak in warm coastal areas, thriving in any well-drained soil except shallow chalk.

  • Garden care: For use as a windbreak or hedging in warm coastal areas plant in a single line with one metre between each plant. To prevent the plant from becoming top heavy cut back the flowering stems in early spring.