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ciliaris Pink

Agathosma cilliaris

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Pink
FLOWERING TIME: May - Sep
SPECIAL FEATURES: Fragrant, Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 70cm (height) x 70cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 0.5m - 1m

DESCRIPTION

Berg Boegoe’ A neat round shrub with hairy leaves that release a citrus scent when rubbed. Delicate pink flowers are borne in late winter. Beautiful filler plant or as a border. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.

USES

Container Gardening, Borders/Low Hedges

CONDITIONS

Moderate frost tolerance once established

SOIL TYPE

Sandy / Rocky soil / Slightly Heavier Soils / Neutral / Alkaline soils

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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