The Sweetest Smelling Flowers For Your Landscape
Grown best in full sun and zones 8 – 11, the Aloysia Virgata is also known as Sweet Almond Verbena or Sweet Almond Bush. It’s native to Argentina and other warmer climates though it can do okay in some less ideal conditions. Aloysia Virgata is even a drought tolerant plant that doesn’t need a lot of watering from you.
The Sweet Almond Verbena, produces beautiful white blooms throughout spring, summer and fall that bloom best in full sun. While the pollen can cause allergic reactions, the Sweet Almond Bush is generally a safe plant that will provide you with not only the flowers but also bees, butterflies, and birds to watch.
If you’re looking for something that works well indoors or outdoors, this is a great option. Whether as a houseplant or as a hedge in your yard, the Sweet Almond Verbena is an ornamental option that can grow as tall as 15 feet.The best part about the Aloysia Virgata is the beautiful, sweet scent of the flowers they bloom. The Sweet Almond Bush is very low maintenance and will grow back after the winter months as the weather gets warmer again.
The Sweet Almond Verbena requires average water during its first year of growth but once established it can be quite drought tolerant.