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Common Wild Elder

Nuxia congesta

Also known as

Brittle Wood, Isiphofane

Nuxia congesta by Matthew Fainman (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Common Wild Elder Overview

Nuxia congesta is a winter-flowering evergreen tree or shrub, with beautiful large heads of small, scented, long-lasting white or cream flowers. It is an excellent focal plant for a small garden and is easy to keep in shape. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West.

Special features of Common Wild Elder

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Common Wild Elder

Other uses