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Common Name: Diosma, Breath of Heaven
Botanical Name: Coleonema pulchrum, C. album (ko-lee-o-NEE-ma PUL-krum)
Decorative Life: 5-7 days.
Post Harvest Care
- Remove bottom leaves if present, recut stems under water and place into a fresh flower food solution.
- Member of the Rutaceae (citrus) family.
- Native to South Africa.
- Related species include citrus, boronia, correa, gas-plant.
- Tiny flowers in loose clusters occur near stem ends.
- Stems woody, 24-36 inches long, covered in small needle-like leaves.
- Plant is an evergreen woody shrub, classed as a dicotyledon, leaves not parallel veined.
- Foliage is aromatic.
Flower Color: White, pink, lavender, red.
- "Coleonema": Greek for sheath and filament.