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Ruschia maxima

Family: Mesembryanthemaceae (Vygie family)

Common names: Giant Mountain Vygie (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Succulent
One of the largest vygies which bears pink flowers throughout the year.

Ruschia maxima

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

FRAGRANT

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.8m x 0.8m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Ruschia maxima

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION
Rocky hillsides.
WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts a host of pollinating insects (e.g. beetles, bees and butterflies).
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately in summer.
MAINTENANCE
Low maintenance.
LANDSCAPING USES
A showy plant to add height to a rockery.
GARDEN THEMES
Rockery, Succulent
FOLIAGE
FRUIT

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