Thevetia thevetioides



Plant of the Month


Thevetia thevetioides

Thevetia thevetioides


Common Name: Giant Thevetia

Growth Habit: A large evergreen shrub that can reach up to around 14 feet tall and wide.

Cultural Requirements: This dark green, narrow-leafed West Indies shrub thrives on full sun, prefers regular watering, and will tolerate temperatures down to about 28 degrees Fahrenheit.

Features/Uses: Bright yellow flowers stand out against its dark green foliage and is attractive to butterflies and other pollinators. Caution should be taken into consideration as this plant is considered poisonous.

Bloom Time: Summer

Where in the Garden: Central American area: Across the street from the Lawn House


Photos: Rachel Cobb

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