Also known as
Rabbit Ears , Jêmbekkie (Afr.)
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This plant has no fragrance
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Jammy Mouth Overview
A striking herbaceous perennial plant. Can be trained into trees, shrubs, vines and hedges. It has long lasting flowers that give striking colours in an Autumn garden.Often used for ornamental and landscaping. Has a beautiful evergreen foliage, easily made into a hedge to give privacy from neighbours.
Common problems with Jammy Mouth
How to harvest Jammy Mouth
Not usually harvested.
How to propagate Jammy Mouth
Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings.
Sow seed in early Spring.
Special features of Jammy Mouth
Nectar-loving birds like hummingbirds.
Attracts useful insects
Bees and butterflies.
Drought tolerant once established.
Creates a colourful cascading hedge that reduces wind damage.