1 months to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
A dense spreading ground cover that is naturally occurring along the Cape coast. It has flowers almost throughout the year, peaking in summer. Grow this pretty perennial in sunny rock gardens, along walkways or on the front of a sunny flower garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Western Cape.
No known pests and diseases.
Geranium peltatum, Helichrysum cymosum, Monsonia speciosa, Agathosma Kluitjieskraal,
Harvest seeds before the pods burst open and gets blown away by the wind.
Sowing time best in Autumn and Spring. Ideal sowing depth is between 2-5 mm. The plants do self-sow with proficiency.
Those with darker coloured flowers, are best propagated by cuttings.
Attracts useful insects
Attracts insects like butterflies.
Moderate drought tolerance
Soft ground cover and has some traditional medicinal uses.
Traditionally used as a medicinal tea for bladder, venereal disease and menstruation issues.
Herbal tea is made from the leaves.
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