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A picture of a Umsiphane

Umsiphane

Grewia hexamita

Also known as

Umlalampunzi, Imdliwampunzi

Full Sun
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Umsiphane

Flowers.  Copyright Geoff Nichols
Fruits.  Copyright Geoff Nichols

Umsiphane Overview

The glossy dark green leafed Grewia hexamita has beautiful large, yellow, honey-scented flowers. It is a frost-resistant, hardy shrub or small tree that is adaptable to all soils, from clay to sand, and does not require much water. ZA Distribution: KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Umsiphane

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Umsiphane

Other uses

Edible