A picture of a Franschhoek Silkypuff

Franschhoek Silkypuff

Diastella buekii

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Habitat of Diastella buekii
Diastella buekii shrub

Franschhoek Silkypuff Overview

Historical records suggest that Diastella buekii was once common in the area between Paarl and Franschhoek. This enigmatic species is now confined to a few small isolated remnants, and is one of the top priority species for conservation in the area.

Special features of Franschhoek Silkypuff

Wet sites