Acmadenia

Acmadenia spp.

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Genus with over 30 species of shrubs with small, tough, foliage reduced to heather-like scales that typically grow from one basal stem. Foliage is grey-green, opposite or alternately arranged, simple and linear in appearance. Flowers are produced either singly or in groups of 2-3, these are arranged in terminal clusters which can measure anywhere between 5-25mm across. These are pink or sometimes white, with a darker line down the centre of the petals as a nectar guide, 5-petalled and produced abundantly.
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Planning

Flowering time

Spring, Winter

Special features

Origin

Western Cape Province, South Africa

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Rutaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White
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