Oscularia cedarbergensis insect pollinator

Oscularia cedarbergensis

Vyebos (afrikaans)

Taxonomy:

Family AIZOACEAE
Genus Oscularia
Specie cedarbergensis
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Basionym Oscularia cedarbergensis

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Description:

Oscularia cedarbergensis is a very hardy, evergreen, fast-growing, drought-resistant, spreading, succulent groundcover with blue-green, triangular leaves.

Pale pink, vygie-like flowers are borne en masse from spring to summer, with a few flowers all year round.The flowers attract numerous pollinating insects including many butterflies to the garden.

They look beautiful growing in amongst rocks or trailing over a wall.It makes a beautiful container plant if pruned lightly and regularly.

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun, as the flowers close in low light.

Size: up to 30cm

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Distribution:

Western Cape

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