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Botanical Name: Acokanthera oppositifolia
Common Name(s): Bushman Poison
Categories: Shrubs and Perennials
Acokanthera oppositifolia is a medium to large sized evergreen shrub. All parts of this plant is poisonous.
Botanical Pronunciation: ag-ath-OHS-muh oh-VAY-tuh
This plant attracts birds, bees and butterflies. It does well planted in shade or full sun. It is used as a landscape feature plant and does well planted in containers. It is ideal for coastal gardens and is wind resistant.
Southern and Central Africa
A. oppositifilia is highly poisinous. Keep this in mind when planning a garden with small children.
Height: 2 - 5 m
Spread: 3 - 5m