Hermannia saccifera

An attractive groundcover which bears masses of yellow flowers.
FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.1m x 1m
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

An attractive sprawling groundcover that produces yellow, bell-shaped flowers.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts insect pollinators.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Stony, clay slopes in the Eastern Cape.

MAINTENANCE:
Cut back after flowering to keep the plant neat.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Low to moderate watering required.

GARDEN THEMES:
Grassland, rockery

LANDSCAPING USES:
An attractive plant to use in a rockery, container or retaining wall.
FLOWERS:
The plant produces masses of axillary pairs of pendulous, bright-yellow, bell-shaped flowers. 10mm in diameter. The bracts are joined into a small cub below the calyx. The stamen filaments are cross-shaped and bearded.
FOLIAGE:
Hairless, regularly toothed, elliptical to oblong leaves are mid-green. 10mm long.

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