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Beebrush

Aloysia spp.

Also known as

Lemon Verbena

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Full Sun
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Beebrush Overview

    Genus consisting of roughly 37 deciduous or evergreen flowering shrubs and trees known commonly as beebrushes. They have aromatic foliage and small, attractive flowers spaced out on short equal stalks in clusters of 3-6, on a central stem. Native to America, they like dry and rocky soil and should be grown in glasshouses or in well-sheltered warm spots if there is the possibility of frost.

    How to propagate Beebrush

    Cuttings

    Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer.

    Other uses of Beebrush

    Grown for the aromatic foliage and sprays of tiny flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.