Melianthus major – Plant

R95.00

Indigenous to South Africa, organically grown, and locally sourced from ethical growers committed to sustainable, Nature-friendly cultivation.

Common names: giant honey flower, melianthus (English).

Botanical name: Melianthus major

Potted into 100% recycled plastic nursery pot or bag.

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Description

Care Summary

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Plant Summary

Melianthus major, known as the honey flower, boasts striking blue-green leaves and tall rust-red flower heads. It attracts birds and butterflies as pollinators. The leaves emit a strong odor when handled. Melianthus major is used in traditional medicine, treating wounds and other ailments. Thrives in various soils, and is easy to propagate from seed or cuttings.

Disclaimer

Our range of indigenous, organically-grown plants are intended as part of an integrated approach to wellbeing. Information provided is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any medical condition, nor replace prescribed medication. If on medication, pregnant, lactating, or undergoing surgery please consult your healthcare professional before using plants as food or medicine.