Agathosma ciliaris

Agathosma ciliaris e1628836576940
Agathosma ciliaris e1628836576940
Agathosma ciliaris e1628836576940

Common names: mountain anise buchu (English). 
Botanical name: Agathosma ciliaris

Agathosma ciliaris, also known as mountain anise buchu, is a hardy and aromatic shrublet that is easy to grow and suitable for pots and harsh coasts and mountains in the fynbos. It is a dense, rounded shrublet that grows up to 450 mm and has oval, hairy leaves with white or mauve flowers that bloom in winter and spring. The plant is well-suited for cultivation in pots or as a shrub in fynbos gardens. It can be propagated by seed or vegetative means, and thrives in full sun and well-drained, sandy soil. Agathosma ciliaris is a great addition to any garden and can be planted with other fynbos species.

Uses & Benefits: aromatic, pot plant

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Family: Rutaceae
Type: shrub
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