Whitebrush (Aloysia gratissima)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Whitebrush
Give a thumbs up Beebrush
Give a thumbs up Jazminillo
Give a thumbs up Chaparro Blanco
Give a thumbs up Cedron

Botanical names:
Aloysia gratissima Accepted
Aloysia mizquensis Synonym
Aloysia famatinensis Synonym

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
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip

A recent rain shower possibly triggered the blooms.

Photo gallery:

Plant Events from our members
TexasPlumeria87 On June 25, 2018 Bloomed
A rain shower three days ago, triggered the blooms. I wasn't expecting a seedling to bloom so early.
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by greenappleagnes and is called "Kwanza Cherry"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.