lower white spring to summer
shade; semi-shade; container; small area trees; wildlife bees butterflies insects birds butterfly host; narrow spaces;
fynbos; woodland forest; coastal eastern cape; coastal kzn; bushveld
thicket; highveld; subtropical east coast; bushveld savanna; western cape
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Size: 4 m; prune lower branches; glossy leaves; lovely small white bell-like flowers spring to summer; plant in shade to partial shade where it flowers better; host plant to several swallowtail butterflies; small berries attract birds; moderate to fast growth; moderate to high rainfall; tolerates moderate frost. Grows in forest, forest edges and woodlands in the Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape.