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capitulatus

Mimetes capitulatus

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Orange
FLOWERING TIME: Sep - Oct
SPECIAL FEATURES: Attracts Birds / Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 150cm (height) x 100cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 1m - 1.5m

DESCRIPTION

An unusual and beautiful species for low maintenance and low water use gardens. Also a good candidate for container growing.

USES

Container Gardening

CONDITIONS

Light Frost tolerance once established

SOIL TYPE

Sandy / Rocky Soil

CARE

Plant in well drained acidic soil. Water well to establish 1-2 years. Use a natural mulch low in phosphorus. Do not fertilize. Pick all flowers to maintain shape. In pots, water daily.

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