Also known as
River Resin Bush, Rivierharpuisbos, Heuningmagriet (Afr.)
2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Honey Euryops Overview
A colourful fast growing shrub with a mass of small yellow flowers and small green leaves. It can grow up to 3.5m tall and flowers in late winter to spring with a honey scent. It responds well to heavy pruning after flowering and is a great quick garden filler. Flowers attract many bees and cheers up a garden after winter. It is a drought and wind resistant shrub. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Western Cape.
Common problems with Honey Euryops
Hardy plant with little disease or pests.
Honey Euryops Companion Plants
Plant alongside fynbos species like Metalasia and Helichrysum.
How to harvest Honey Euryops
Cut flowers as needed and harvest seed after flower.
How to propagate Honey Euryops
Sowing in Autumn to a depth 1.5 times deeper than the seed size. Germination time is under a month and transplant as soon as seedlings are strong enough.
Root softwood cuttings during growing season.
Special features of Honey Euryops
Attracts useful insects
Sweet scent lure many insects to visit while in flower.
Once established can go for extended periods without water.
Quick growing shrub that will fill an area and can function as hedge or screen.
Other uses of Honey Euryops
Fast growing garden plant with showy bright yellow flowers.