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  Texas Mountain Laurel shrub
Texas Mountain Laurel

Texas Mountain Laurel

Texas Mountain Laurel, Mountain Laurel, Mescal Bean, Frijolito, Sophora secundiflora is an evergreen shrub or small tree, ranging from just a few feet to more than 30 feet high, but usually only around 10 to 15 feet high.

Evergreen foliage is dark green and glossy, flowers are drooping clusters of bluish-lavender, very showy, fragrant blossoms and they attract butterflies.

Interesting large seed pods follow the flowers, they contain highly poisonous, large, red colored seeds.

Texas Mountain Laurel is slow-growing, requires full sun to part shade and low to moderate water usage.

Heat, drought and cold tolerant plant, great for desert Southwest landscapes. Very low maintenance plant.

Great shrub or small tree for the desert Southwest landscape!

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