Grewia occidentalis is a very hardy, fast growing, evergreen shrub with attractive, rough, glossy, quite dark green leaves and trailing stems.
It bears gorgeous star-like pink flowers with a cluster of prominent, bright yellow stamens from October to January
It also bears distinctive, edible fruits that are clustered together in a square or cross shape. This plant attracts birds and butterflies to the garden making it a must for a natural wildlife garden.
It grows well in both sun and shade and makes an excellent garden subject.
Prune to keep in shape or use the trailing branches to train the plant up a wall or trellis. Good addition to a bush clump.
It has many medicinal and magical uses.
Size 2 to 6m