Melianthus major
HONEY BUSH
Melianthaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Flowers: brown-red

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer

Leaves: unpleasant aroma; blue-grey
 
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Melianthus major
HONEY BUSH
Melianthaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: brown-red

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer

Leaves: unpleasant aroma; blue-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental & tropical designs

Uses: accents, border, informal hedge, informal screen

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: dry temperate areas






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