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Common Calpurnia

Calpurnia aurea

Also known as

Calpurnia, Wild Laburnum, Natal Laburnum, Cape Laburnum, Geelkeurboom, Natalse Geelkeur (Afr.), Indloli, Umsitshana (X), Umkhiphampethu, Insiphane-Enkulu, Umhlahlambedu, Umlalandlovana

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Green pods
Old specimen of Calpurnia aurea in Kirstenbosch

Common Calpurnia Overview

With decorative foliage, showy yellow flowers and a graceful habit, Calpurnia aurea is an asset in any garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Common Calpurnia

Pot plant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Common Calpurnia


Indigenous Shrubs | Bees

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