Coleonema pulchellum

Coleonema pulchellum

Confetti bush

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Coleonema pulchellum
  • Common name: Confetti bush
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Coleonema are evergreen shrubs with needle-like, aromatic leaves and tiny, star-shaped flowers. They can be hard to track down in the UK.

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Coleonema pulchellum has fine, bright green, fragrant foliage which can be clipped into shape. It bears small pink flowers from late spring to summer.

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Coleonema pulchellum is borderline hardy and may need protection in colder areas. Grow in free-draining neutral to acid soil in full sun.

How to grow Coleonema pulchellum

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Coleonema pulchellum and wildlife

Coleonema pulchellum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Coleonema pulchellum poisonous?

Coleonema pulchellum has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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