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Anisdontea Capensis El Rayo


By Siris

Anisdontea Capensis El Rayo (Anisdontea capensis)

A South African member of the mallow family. Stated for a mild climate, blooming from May to October. No one has told this plant that! Feb 24 after a bitterly cold night.

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Its closed its ears to that info Sue . it will continue on its own merry way ..
we have a Mallow it grows along the sides of the footpath along the coast here , I'd never seen it until we moved here I don't know its name it grows at least 6/8 ft tall its stems are like tree trunks and covered in flowers when they bloom they must be very hardy to withstand the wind blowing off the sea ..

26 Feb, 2020


This is one of two, six inch cuttings, that I was given last summer. It's done so well, about 4ft now. I'm really pleased with it.

26 Feb, 2020


How brave......

26 Feb, 2020


That is a pretty plant.

26 Feb, 2020


I'm not sure how well these would do further north.

27 Feb, 2020

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