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Texas kidneywood (Eysenhardtia texana)

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Texas kidneywood is an open, thornless shrub with fragrant white flowers that bees and butterflies love.  Its lacey leaves have a citrus scent when crushed. In the fall it produces small brown pods, similar in appearance to those of fragrant mimosa.  It blooms on and off from spring to fall; often blooms are triggered by rain.

Texas kidneywood grows best in full sun to light shade and is drought tolerant once established. It will grow faster with more moisture but requires well-draining soil.  It is a host plant for the Southern Dogface butterfly.

 

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Full sun, part sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time On and off spring through fall
Mature height 6-10 ft
Mature spread 6-10 ft
Attracts Butterflies, bees
Host plant Southern Dogface butterfly

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