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Namaqua Red Balloon

Erythrophysa alata

Erythrophysa alata by Kevin Murray (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

H4-H2

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Namaqua Red Balloon Overview

The intensely red flowers of this small rigid tree are unlike those of any other small tree from Namaqualand.

Special features of Namaqua Red Balloon

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Namaqua Red Balloon

Other uses

Edible

Medicinal