Agulhas China Flower

Adenandra obtusata

China Flower

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Adenandra obtusata
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Adenandra obtusata produces showy, white flowers that shimmer in the sun. They brighten up this evergreen shrub and attract insects, butterflies and bees to your garden. Belonging to the Rutaceae family, Adenandra obtusata can be recognized by the scent it releases from oil glands when the leaves are touched or crushed.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Cape Provinces, South Africa.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Rutaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White

Scent

Mild

Credits

profile iconAdenandra obtusata
by Norma Jodamus, Kirstenbosch NBG, May 2005. Conservation information updated Aug 2016 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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