And now, all of sudden my bush is in full bloom.
Not merely blooming, you understand, but dripping with flowers.
All this from a plant that was no more than a few awkward branches when I bought it last autumn!
And it is a superbly heat-tolerant plant, expected (like many Leucophyllym varieties) to grow to around 5 ft (1.5 m). It blooms in response to summer rain, when the garden desperately needs a dash of cool colour. It is evergreen, deer resistant, and can be grown in alkaline soils. It is also attractive to bees...