Diosma – Coleonema pulchrum, C. album

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Diosma – Coleonema pulchrum, C. album

Common Name: Diosma, Breath of Heaven

Botanical Name: Coleonema pulchrum, C. album, ko-lee-o-NEE-ma PUL-krum

Decorative Life: 5-7 days.

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Family Roots:
  • Member of the Rutaceae (citrus) family.
  • Native to South Africa.
  • Related species include citrus, boronia, correa, gas-plant.
Personality:
  • 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.
Tidbits:
  • Coleonema: Greek for sheath and filament.