Sweet Almond Bush

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COMMON NAME
Sweet Almond Bush
Verbena Almond
BOTANICAL NAME
Aloysia virgata
HEIGHT 8′ to 15′
WIDTH 12′
DIOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 30 years
COLD TOLERANCE 15 °F
SOIL TYPE Well drained, in most soil types
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Medium
SALT TOLERANCE Medium
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS Full sun to slight shade. Prefers full sun.
FERTILIZING
FLOWER Tiny white flowers grow in clusters on the ends of stems. Delightful, sweet almond scent.
MONTH OF COLOR All year
FRUIT
COMMENTS Attracts bees, butterflies, pollinators, and birds. Resistant to deer. Pollen may cause allergic reaction. Frost may damage branches and defoliate the plant, however new leaves and shoots normally regrow from thicker stems. Native to Argentina. Few, if any, disease and insect pest problems
PRICE 3 gallon