Texas Mountain Laurel


Showy multi-stemmed shrub that produces fragrant violet-blue flowers in clusters during the spring. Caution: Parts of this plant are toxic if ingested and have been known to cause hallucinations. 

Common Name: Texas mountain laurel 

Type: Shrub

Family: Fabaceae

Native Range: southwest United States, Mexico 

Zone: 8-11

Height:10-15 ft

Spread: 8-10 ft

Bloom Time: spring

Bloom Description: blue

Sun: full sun 

Water: low water 

Maintenance: low

Suggested Use: container, accent tree

Flower: Clustered, fragrant, showy

Leaf: evergreen, thick, waxy

Fruit: pods

Other: Parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested 

Tolerate: deer, drought