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Leucadendron argenteum / Silver Tree by Van in LA, via Flickr

Leucadendron argenteum / Silver Tree by Van in LA, via Flickr

Dune Buchu The mildly aromatic Agathosma collina is a hardy shrublet suitable for strandveld or coastal areas where it will cheer up the garden with its bright yellow-green leaves.

Dune Buchu The mildly aromatic Agathosma collina is a hardy shrublet suitable for strandveld or coastal areas where it will cheer up the garden with its bright yellow-green leaves.

Coleonema Pulchellum / Confetti bush / Buchu. Coastal species. Fynbos. Shrub with fine sweet aromatic leaves. Prefer full sun but can handle some shade. 1,2x1,2m Source: Indigenous plant palettes' ~ Marijke Honig

Coleonema Pulchellum / Confetti bush / Buchu. Coastal species. Fynbos. Shrub with fine sweet aromatic leaves. Prefer full sun but can handle some shade. 1,2x1,2m Source: Indigenous plant palettes' ~ Marijke Honig

Agathosma apiculata #fynbos

Agathosma apiculata #fynbos

Notes from a Cape Town Botanist: What is Fynbos?

Notes from a Cape Town Botanist: What is Fynbos?

The neon-green foliage of another buchu, Agathosma collina is much easier to see - it's dominant on the dune fynbos in this part of the Overberg, and in full flower at the moment.

The neon-green foliage of another buchu, Agathosma collina is much easier to see - it's dominant on the dune fynbos in this part of the Overberg, and in full flower at the moment.


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Leucospermum Heterophyllum

Leucospermum Heterophyllum

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