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Cornutia grandifolia, Tropical Lilac, African Lilac, Jamaican Lilac

Cornutia grandifolia

Tropical Lilac, African Lilac, Jamaican Lilac
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: Costa Rica
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Fast growing shrub with astonishing fragrant velvet leaves. Tall stalks shoot out multiple lavender blue flowers. Both foliage and inflorescence makes an outstanding display. Attracts butterflies. Leaves have pleasant tobacco-like scent.





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Cornutia grandifolia - African lilac

African lilac, Jamaican lilac - Fast growing shrub with astonishing fragrant velvet leaves. Tall stalks shoot out multiple lavender blue flowers. Both foliage and inflorescence makes an outstanding display. Attracts butterflies. Leaves have pleasant tobacco-like scent.

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6-10"/1-3 gal pot