Melianthus major grow and care – shrub of the genus Melianthus also known as Kruidjie roer my nie or Honey bush, Melianthus major perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant attracts pollinator, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-11
Leaves color green bluish and can be also purple, the leaves grow in pinnate shape serrated in the edges.
Melianthus major flower
Flower color red flower looks like mouth with tonsil, flowers grow in stem in cone structure
Melianthus major for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Melianthus major growing and care:
Rich soil, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary vegetative reproduction in Melianthus major? No, (but easy to) Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: How to prune: Design and control the growth 1-3 m, 3-10 feet Size of the plant? Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Red flower looks like mouth with tonsil, flowers grow in stem in cone structure Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Plant Uses Colored leaves Drought tolerant plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9