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Kraussia floribunda

Family: Rubiaceae (Gardenia family)

Common names: Rhino-coffee (E); Wildekornoelie (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree
An evergreen shrub or small tree bearing faintly scented, attractive white flowers.

Kraussia floribunda

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

SEMI-SHADE

SEMI FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

FRAGRANT

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

3m x 2.5m
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

Kraussia floribunda

DESCRIPTION

An attractive shrub or small tree with glossy dark green leaves.  The creamy-white flowers are faintly scented and hang in clusters below the stems.  It bears small, spherical green fruit that ripens to a sweet purple-black berry that attract birds.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION
Forest margins and riverine woodland.
WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts birds and insects.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately.
MAINTENANCE
Prune to maintain the shape and encourage bushy growth.
LANDSCAPING USES
Use as a background plant in a mixed border.
GARDEN THEMES
Country, Forest, Formal
FLOWERS
FRUIT
PESTS & DISEASES
Few known pests or diseases affect this plant.

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