Melianthus major

Honey Flower, Honey Bush

Family: Melianthaceae Meliantha

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 8A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Brown, red
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, massing, seashore, specimen
Height 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Spread 36" to 10' / 90cm to 3.00m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Blue, green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing