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Curry bush

Hypericum revolutum

Also known as

Forest primrose, Kerriebos (Afr.)

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A shrubby species of St John's wort in the Semien Mountains, Ethiopia, at about 3300m altitude.
Bush in flower
Bark
Leaves
Fruit

Curry bush Overview

The leaves of the evergreen Hypericum revolutum release a curry-like smell when crushed and after rain. The fresh, green foliage and bright yellow flowers are reasons to have this delightful plant in your garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Western Cape.

Special features of Curry bush

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pioneer

Other uses of Curry bush

Other uses

Medicinal