Umwuwane

Dombeya cymosa

Ibunda, Igcibo

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Flowers of Dombeya cymosa. Photo Geoff Nichols
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Dombeya cymosa is an ornamental, deciduous, small tree that bears showy, drooping, white, sweet-scented flowers. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Special features

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Malvaceae

Flower colour

White

Credits

profile iconDombeya cymosa
by Nonkululo Phephu and Imercia Gracious Mona, Pretoria National Herbarium, April 2015 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)