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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'
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