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VESTIA foetida

Commonly known as Huevil

(Syn. Lycioides) - greenish-yellow fuchsia-like flowers, pungent foliage
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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) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - unpleasantly scented when crushed.
  • 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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