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Tetradenia riparia

Nutmeg Bush

Iboza,musk Bush, Misty Plume Bush, Ginger Bush,gemmerbos, Watersalie
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Tetradenia riparia
Principal Common Name Nutmeg Bush
Common Name(s) Iboza,Musk Bush, Misty Plume Bush, Ginger Bush,Gemmerbos, Watersalie
Synonym Iboza riparia
Description This is a stout dioecious herb, 3-6 feet tall, white-pubescent, aromatic; leaves broadly ovate. Frost tender
General Comments They can be pruned hard each year after the flowers are spent. Propagate from cuttings in spring.
Nativity Eastern and Southern Africa
Height Range 3 - 6 FT
Spread Range 3 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 10a : 10b : 11 : 12
Leaf Color Bright Green : White hairs
Leaf Texture Fuzzy : Sticky
Form Shrub
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Loam : Loose : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Seasonal - summer water
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Flower : Fragrance : Indoor Plant

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