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Texas Mountain Laurel

Sophora secundiflora
An evergreen small tree or large shrub that is native to central Texas. It produces purple flowers that have a grape jelly scent which permeates the garden. It is heat and drought tolerant and requires little maintenance once it is established. A wonderful specimen plant that should be planted in more landscapes.

12-15' tall x 10-12' wide

Full sun to part shade

Ornamental Tree

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF