How to grow Leucophyllum candidum

Leucophyllum candidum grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Leucophyllum also known as Leucophyllum frutescens, Leucophyllum candidum perennial evergreen used as fragrant ornamental drought tolerant plant and attract pollinators, can grow in desert, ,temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and grow in hardiness zone 8-11.

Leaves color green silvery in elliptic shape sometime can be wavy.

Leucophyllum candidum flowers

Flower fragrant color purple to pink the flowers look like mouth with five petals.

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How to grow Leucophyllum candidum growing and care:

Drained soil, alkaline, hot weather

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year (not in winter in frost area and not in the summer if doesn’t have enough water)

General information about the flower:
Like mouth fragrant the color pink to purple the flowers look with five petals

Scientific name:

Leucophyllum frutescens

How to grow Leucophyllum candidum

Leucophyllum candidum


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Fragrance
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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