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serphyllacea

Agathosma serphyllacea

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: White
FLOWERING TIME: May - Sep
SPECIAL FEATURES: Fragrant, Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 50cm (height) x 50cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 0m - 0.5m

DESCRIPTION

Thyme Buchu’ This pink, white or purple flowered buchu is an eye-catcher in a pot or in the garden when flowering. Versatile plant that can both tolerate acidic and alkaline soil (building site,coastal gardens) Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens and containers.

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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