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Diosma ericoides 'Pink Fountain'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Breath of Heaven, Buchu
synonyms: Diosma pulchra 'Pink Fountain'
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
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.