General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip

Common names
  • Whitebrush
  • Beebrush
  • Jazminillo
  • Chaparro Blanco
  • Cedron
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Aloysia gratissima
  • Synonym: Aloysia famatinensis
  • Synonym: Aloysia mizquensis

Photo Gallery
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2018-06-26
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2018-06-25
A recent rain shower possibly triggered the blooms.
Location: Plano, TX
Location: Desert Botanical Garden   Phoenix, AZ
Date: 2024-04-08
Location: Plano, TX

Photo by Dick Culbert
Location: My yard in Arlington, Texas.
Date: Summer 2010
The bees love these flowers.

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