Freylinia tropica (Blue Honeybell Bush, Inyanga Hedge Plant, Blou Heuningklokkiesbos)

Indigenous

  • Description.  Small delicate looking blue-mauve flowers hide amongst the shiny bright-green leaves of this rather erect, narrow and sparse shrub. Flowers may also be white or lilac and in the wild often forms a small tree of 3-4 meters high. Mass plant in very light shade under trees to form a ground cover or use as plant borders in groups.
  • 1.5 m x 75 cm.
  • Sun and semi-shade
  • Small shrub
  • Evergreen
  • Frost hardy
  • Requires consistent watering
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Wind resistant
  • Flowering time – Mainly spring but throughout the year