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Struthiola dodecandra

Struthiola dodecandra

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

Struthiola dodecandra Overview

Struthiola dodecandra is a low maintenance shrub species, which is endemic to South Africa and fairly drought tolerant once established. The white to pink flowers are small and night-scented, blooming from winter to summer.

Common problems with Struthiola dodecandra

Heuningblommetjie's are generally not bothered by pests or diseases.

    How to harvest Struthiola dodecandra

    The flowers can be harvested by cutting the stem and using them for flower arrangements.

    How to propagate Struthiola dodecandra

    Seed

    Very small and difficult to collect , so little detail in propagating this plant available!

    Special features of Struthiola dodecandra

    Drought resistant

    Heuningblommetjie's are drought-tolerant once established, but do well when watered regularly.

    Attracts useful insects

    Attracts insects like moths, bees and butterflies.