VESTIA foetida

Commonly known as Huevil

(Syn. Lycioides) - greenish-yellow fuchsia-like flowers, pungent foliage
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VESTIA foetida

 
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  • Evergreen
    Glossy, dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in).
  • Yellow
    Greenish yellow
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Erect shrub. Produces pendent, tubular flowers singly or in clusters from the leaf axils. Flowers are to 3cm (1½in) long with protruding stamens.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin
    Chile
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Obovate
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage - unpleasantly scented when crushed.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
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Vestia foetida - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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