General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 4 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Two celled capsule containing small black, oval seeds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant

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Common names
  • Purple Broom
  • Persboom
  • Bloukappie
  • Ea Moru
  • Ithethe

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