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Yellow Shell-Flower Bush

Bowkeria citrina

Also known as


Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Yellow Shell-Flower Bush Overview

The wonderful display of the bright yellow flowers, the fragrance of the leaves and the polished brown fruit of Bowkeria citrina, make this beautiful evergreen shrub a prize item in a small garden. This rare endemic is found only in the mountains of northwestern KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga. ZA Distribution: KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Yellow Shell-Flower Bush

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Wet sites