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Botanical Name: Melianthus major
Common Name(s): Honeyflower
Categories: Shrubs and Perennials
Excellent subject for accent planting, it has large, deeply serrated grey leaves and deep maroon flowers on terminal spikes in spring. Once established, it is drought tolerant.
Botanical Pronunciation: me-lee-AN-thus may-jor.
Deep maroon flowers on terminal spikes in spring.
Has large, deeply serrated grey leaves.
Indigenous to South Africa.
2 m * 1.5 m
Uses in landscape design
Excellent subject for accent planting.