A picture of a Fountain Bush

Fountain Bush

Psoralea pinnata

Also known as

Umhlonishwa

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

10a-11b

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fountain Bush Overview

Psoralea pinnata is an erect shrub or small tree which grows up to 4 m high, with blue, lilac and white pea-shaped flowers which bloom from October to December.  The common names 'fountain bush' and 'fonteinbos' refer to the fact that it grows along streams and in wet places. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape.

Special features of Fountain Bush

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Wet sites