Description

Melianthus major
HONEY BUSH
Giant honey flower or kruidjie-roer-my-nie (Afrikaans for ‘herb-touch-me-not’)
Large copper heads. Super hardy 1.2m. Sun or Shade.

STANDS DRY SHADE

Growing:
– Height with flowers: 120cm – 200cm approx.
– Width: 100cm approx.
– Position: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Woodland, Dappled Sun
– Soil: Humus rich, well drained. Tolerates dry/poor conditions.
– Fragrant: Honey scented flowers.
– Frost: Protect from winter frost.
– Growth: Perennial Shrub.
– Attracts: Nectar-feeding birds, Bees, Butterflies and other pollinators.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Effectively resistant against rabbits and deer.
– Care: Easy care, Low maintenance. To stop it getting leggy, cut back in early spring. 
– Origin: Endemic to South Africa and naturalised in India, Australia and New Zealand.

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