Prunus Lusitanica - 10 Seeds - Portuguese Laurel
Native across southwestern Europe and naturalised in the northern temperate zone, Prunus Lusitanica is an evergreen shrub or small tree that can reach up to 5m tall, perfect for growing as a screen or hedge, well suited for topiary forms.
Leaves are ovate, up to 12cm long and grow on maroon-brown stems, dark green and glossy on the top side. Flowers are small, around 2cm across, with white petals, growing in racemes up to 20cm long, blooming from late spring to mid summer. Flowers are sweetly fragrant and highly attractive to bees and other insects.
Fully hardy to -15°C.