Aloysia virgata, Sweet Almond Verbena
Deciduous Shrub – Excellent Nectar Source for Bees!
White blooms are borne on spikes from early summer into the fall with aromatic foliage. Grow in well drained, loamy or light textured soil and plenty of water during the hot summer months. Will tolerant only a mild frost. Plant in a sunny location with warm coastal environments. Remove dead wood early in the spring.
Hardiness Zone: 8-10
Light: Full Sun, good morning sun at least 6 hours or partial filter sun
Mature Growth: 10 feet high – 10 feet wide
Soil: Average well drained, loam
Blooms: Summer to Fall
Wildlife: Flowers are attractive to butterflies & bees