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Sophora secundiflora

Texas Mountain Laurel

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Sophora secundiflora
Principal Common Name Texas Mountain Laurel
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description An evergreen shrub or tree with upright branches and glossy dark green leaves. It blooms in the late winter or early spring with sweet-scented violet-blue flowers in drooping clusters. The flowers are followed by gray or brown seedpods that open to bright red seeds.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Texas, New Mexico, Mexico
Height Range 15 - 25 FT
Spread Range 10 - 15 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Fine : Glossy
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Violet-blue
Flower Time Spring : Winter
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Color : Flower : Foliage : Form : Fragrance : Seed : Size : Texture

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