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Melianthus major

Family: Melianthaceae

Common names: HONEY BUSH, HONEY MOWER

Native to: South Africa

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 7 feet

Max width: 3 feet

Flower

red

Leaf

blue, green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: hedge or edging

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular