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botanical name:
Vestia foetida
Vestia foetida © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Vestia lyciodes
family:  Solanaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Evergreen bush with alternate, elliptic to obovate, glossy dark green leaves which are unpleasantly aromatic when crushed. Pendent, tubular pale yellow flowers with long protruding stamens, from mid-spring to summer.

Well drained soil in full sun or some shade in warm areas. Needs protection in winter from hard frosts and cold, drying winds, best grown in a sheltered position or against a sunny wall.

From seed or semi-ripe cutting in summer.

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