Difference between revisions of "Aloysia wrightii"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aloysia wrightii''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aloysia wrightii''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Vera Dulce, Oreganillo</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Vera Dulce, Oreganillo</h3>
Extremely heat tolerant and drought tolerant desert shrub. Fragrant flowers and foliage can be used as a substitute for oregano. Attracts bees.<br>
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:Extremely heat tolerant and drought tolerant desert shrub. Fragrant flowers and foliage can be used as a substitute for oregano. Attracts bees.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Verbenaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Verbenaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
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:'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
  
'''Height by Width:''' 5' H x 5' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 5' H x 5' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Rounded shrub
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Rounded shrub
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter deciduous
  
'''Growth Rate:'''  
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:'''Growth Rate:'''  
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Drought-tolerant to infrequent
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to infrequent
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 5000'
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 5000'
  
'''Flower Season:''' April - October
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:'''Flower Season:''' April - October
  
'''Flower Color:''' White
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:'''Flower Color:''' White
  
'''Endangered?''' List 4 / RED 1-1-1
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:'''Endangered?:''' List 4 / RED 1-1-1
  
'''Distribution:''' Southern and eastern Desert Mountains
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:'''Distribution:''' Southern and eastern Desert Mountains
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Rocky, often limestone slopes. Joshua-tree or pinyon/juniper woodland. Elevation: 300' - 5000'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Rocky, often limestone slopes. Joshua-tree or pinyon/juniper woodland. Elevation: 300' - 5000'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Birds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Butterflies:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
  
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:'''History'''<br>
  
'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
 
  
'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 04:18, 30 March 2009

Botanical Name: Aloysia wrightii
Common Name: Vera Dulce, Oreganillo

Extremely heat tolerant and drought tolerant desert shrub. Fragrant flowers and foliage can be used as a substitute for oregano. Attracts bees.

Plant Family: Verbenaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Rounded shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate:
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to infrequent
Cold Hardy to: 5000'
Flower Season: April - October
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: List 4 / RED 1-1-1
Distribution: Southern and eastern Desert Mountains
Natural Habitat: Rocky, often limestone slopes. Joshua-tree or pinyon/juniper woodland. Elevation: 300' - 5000'



Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links