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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Description

Diosma genus. This genus consists of aromatic, evergreen spreading, wiry-stemmed shrub from South Africa. Which are grown for their flowers and overall appearance. They are frost tender, min 7C, and will need full light and well drained, neutral to acidic soil. If you want to create a compact habit you will need to shorten the flower stems after flowering. Propagation is by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Characteristics

Evergreens, Fragrants

Origin

S. Africa.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and overall appearance.

Cultivation

To create a compact habit shortened flower stems after flowering.

Propagation

Seed in spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

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