General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Fragrant
Fruit: Other: Small drupes, each containing two nutlets
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Woolly Bee-brush
  • Woolly Bee Bush
  • Mint Verbena
  • Rio Grande Beebrush

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