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Namaqua Red Balloon

Erythrophysa alata

Also known as

Namakwa-Rooiklapperbos, Mannetjie-Roldoring, Kloe-Kloekie

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

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°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. ZA Distribution: Northern Cape.

Special features of Namaqua Red Balloon

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Namaqua Red Balloon

Other uses

Edible

Medicinal