Acmadenia obtusata

Acmadenia obtusata
Acmadenia obtusata
Acmadenia obtusata

Common names: dune buchu (English). 
Botanical name: Acmadenia obtusata

Acmadenia obtusata, also known as dune porcelain flower, is a versatile shrub belonging to the citrus family. It features pink, aromatic flowers and evergreen, needle-like leaves with oil glands. This plant, native to mountain fynbos in South Africa, is a valuable addition to a mixed fynbos bed, as a border or hedge plant, or in a container. It attracts bees, insects, and butterflies, making it a beneficial plant for gardeners interested in supporting local pollinators. Acmadenia obtusata thrives in full sun and well-drained, composted soil, making it relatively easy to cultivate. It can also be propagated from seed or cuttings, offering gardening enthusiasts various options for growing this attractive and useful shrub.

Uses & Benefits: aromatic

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Family: Rutaceae
Type: shrub
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