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botanical name:
Diosma ericoides 'Pink Fountain'
Diosma ericoides 'Pink Fountain' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Breath of Heaven, Buchu
synonyms:  Diosma pulchra 'Pink Fountain'
family:  Rutaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -7°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Small rounded evergreen shrub with heather-like foliage of small green leaves. Clusters of pale pink flowers in late spring and early summer.

Moist, well drained, acid to neutral soil. Best in a sunny sheltered position. Drought tolerant once established and grows well in mild coastal locations. Not very cold hardy.

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