Sweet Almond (Aloysia virgata) - Butterfly Nectar Plant

Shady Oak Butterfly Farm


Sweet Almond

Aloysia virgata

Plant Type: Perennial shrub in zones 8-9 that experience freezes, evergreen in warmer zones, annual in colder zones

Hardiness Zones: 8-11

Plant Spacing: 3-4 ft.

Light Requirements: Part shade to full sun

Water/Soil Requirements: Grows well in a variety of soil types

Propagation: Cuttings

Plant Sweet Almond in your yard to watch butterflies visit and nectar from this attractive plant!

A few of the butterflies and moths we raise at Shady Oak Butterfly Farm