FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Purple
FLOWERING TIME: Jul - Dec
SPECIAL FEATURES: Fragrant, Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 50cm (height) x 50cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 0m - 0.5m
Sand Buchu’ Agathosma Glabrata has bright mauve to purple flowers, commonly known as sand buchu, are an eye-catcher in any garden. Crushing the leaves of this buchu releases a sweet lemon scent. Ideal for low maintenance low water use gardens.
Container Gardening, Borders/Low Hedges
Moderate frost tolerance once established
Sandy / Rocky soil / Slightly Heavier Soils / Neutral / Alkaline soils
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.