AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 2m x 1.5m
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 deciduous shrub or small tree which is usually multi-stemmed from the base. It bears hairy, dark-green foliage with a serrated edge. The attractive mauve flowers are papery and produced in clusters towards the end of the stems. The fruit is a 4-lobed capsule that splits on the tree.ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts butterflies and other pollinating insects.
NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Rocky slopes on the Lebombo Mountains.
Low maintenance. Prune lightly to keep a neat shape.
Bushveld, country, rockery