Dombeya burgessiae

Dombeya burgessiae
Dombeya burgessiae
Dombeya burgessiae

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Botanical name: Dombeya burgessiae

The pink wild pear, Dombeya burgessiae, is a charming, small tree ideal for compact gardens, reaching up to 4m tall. Its large, velvety leaves and dense clusters of pink to white flowers add a tropical touch, especially when planted near water features. This versatile species, native to KwaZulu-Natal and beyond, is not only a horticultural gem but also a favorite of black rhinos. Remarkably resilient, it thrives in both sun and shade, tolerates light frost and drought, and can be easily propagated from seed. A fast grower, it reaches full size in just three years, making it a splendid addition to any garden.

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Family: Malvaceae
Type: shrub, tree
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Flower colour: pink, white
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