Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Sweet Almond Verbena (Aloysia virgata) is a delightful and versatile plant that offers exceptional fragrance, attractive foliage, and a myriad of uses in the garden. Native to South America, this fast-growing, deciduous shrub is perfect for those looking to add a touch of beauty and sweet scent to their landscape.
Sweet Almond Verbena is a tall, upright shrub that can reach heights of 10 to 12 feet, with a spread of 6 to 8 feet. It thrives in USDA hardiness zones 8 through 10, making it suitable for a variety of climates. This sun-loving plant prefers well-draining soil and can tolerate drought once established, making it an excellent choice for low-water gardens or xeriscapes.
The Sweet Almond Verbena's rapid growth and versatility make it ideal for a range of applications, including mixed borders, specimen plantings, and informal hedges. It can also be pruned into a small, multi-trunked tree, providing additional landscaping options.
The most captivating feature of the Sweet Almond Verbena is its stunning and fragrant flowers. The plant produces long, slender spikes of small, white to pale lavender flowers from late spring through fall. The flowers emit a delightful, sweet almond fragrance that can fill the air and attract a variety of pollinators, such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
The long blooming season of the Sweet Almond Verbena ensures that your garden will be filled with sweet fragrance and buzzing pollinators for months, adding life and vitality to your landscape. The flowers can also be used in cut flower arrangements, bringing their enchanting scent indoors.
Sweet Almond Verbena boasts attractive, dark green foliage that provides a lovely backdrop for the delicate flowers. The leaves are narrow, lance-shaped, and have a slightly rough texture, giving the plant a unique and interesting appearance. The foliage remains dense and lush throughout the growing season, providing an excellent contrast to the delicate flowers and adding visual interest to your garden even when the plant is not in bloom.
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