Aloysia virgata – Sweet Almond Bush (4″ pot)

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This is a large tropical bush or shrub that produces racemes of tiny, white, sweet fragrant flowers during the warmer months. The intense fragrance of the blooms is very pleasant and the flowers also attract butterflies. Some people even say the flowers smell like almonds.

Ships in 4″ pot. Does not come with flowers.

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Description

FAMILY : Verbenaceae
ORIGIN : South America
TYPE/USES :
small tree or large shrub
MATURE SIZE :
6′ – 8′
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
: full to partial sun
WATER REQUIREMENTS
: average
MIN. TEMP. :
mid to high 20’s
FLOWER :
fragrant, most of the year
COMMENTS :
attracts butterflies, very nice, strong fragrance

Medium size shrub for full to partial sun. Racemes of tiny, white, sweet fragrant flowers cover the plant most of the year, especially during the warmer months. Bees, butterflies and people are attracted by the flowers. Minimum temperatures in the mid to high 20’s (zone 9). Depending on the winter conditions, the plant may stop blooming and loose some of its leaves. The Sweet Almond Bush can be grown in containers. Trimming is recommended in order to produce a fuller shrub and should be done a few times a year. The plant re-sprouts fast and re-blooms after a few weeks.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 8 × 18 in
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