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Weeping Bride's Bush

Pavetta lanceolata

Also known as

Forest Bride's Bush, Bridal Bush, Christmas Bush, Mufhanza, Tshituku

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bacterial nodes
Insects visiting the flowers

Weeping Bride's Bush Overview

In full flower, Pavetta lanceolata looks like a bride adorned in pure white, full of expectation and hope for a long and happy life, hence the common name. The alternative common name is also apt as these bushes are in full flower during Christmas time. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Weeping Bride's Bush

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Wind break

Hedge plant