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Coleonema

Flower Detail
Family Rutaceae
Name Coleonema pulchellum
Common Names Breath of Heaven, Confetti Bush
Etymology
Coleonema From Greek koleos meaning sheath, and Greek nema meaning thread, referring to filaments folded up in the petals.
pulchellum From Latin pulchellum meaning pretty.

  See also:  Trees & shrubs

This compact Coleonema produces flowers that are ligher coloured than the species. The leaves are needle like and overall, the plant looks like a cross between a heather and a conifer. The flowers are produced en-masse in early spring and have a fragrance. The leaves are aromatic and gives off a pleasant smell when rubbed.



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