Rutaceae (rue family) Coleonema

Coleonema pulchrum breath of heaven

South Africa

Shrub, upright and dense, to 5 feet high and wide, with profuse, small pink flowers and needle-like (heather-like) leaves, blooming in spring. Often sold as Diosma pulchra.

Opposite (east) intersection of Stock Farm Road and Campus Drive West, near Rhus lancea and Podocarps.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005.