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Hermannia saccifera

Family: Malvaceae (Hibiscus family)

Common names: Doll’s Rose (E); Poprosie (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Groundcover
An attractive groundcover which bears masses of yellow flowers.

Hermannia saccifera

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.1m x 1m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Hermannia saccifera

DESCRIPTION

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

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION
Stony, clay slopes in the Eastern Cape.
WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts insect pollinators.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Low to moderate watering required.
MAINTENANCE
Cut back after flowering to keep the plant neat.
LANDSCAPING USES
An attractive plant to use in a rockery, container or retaining wall.
GARDEN THEMES
Grassland, Rockery
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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