Burchellia bubalina

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FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A neat shrub with glossy dark green foliage, decorated with clusters of tubular, nectar-rich orange to coral-red flowers. The stems are crooked and covered in smooth pale grey bark which roughens with age. The interesting urn-shaped fruit remains on the plant for months.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts sunbirds.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Forests.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately throughout the year.

GARDEN THEMES:
Country, forest, woodland

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