Magenta Breath of Heaven

Coleonema pulchellum 'Magenta'

Light, airy, carefree shrub displays diminutive, deep pink blooms over a long season. Bright green, tiny heath-like leaves are very fragrant when crushed. Mass on hillsides, or use near walkways or paths where the soft foliage can be reached, to release its fragrance. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Best with regular water - weekly, or more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkoh-lee-oh-NEE-muh pul-KEL-um
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter through Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Cutting Garden, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular water - weekly, or more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsYucca (Yucca); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia); Aloe (Aloe); Agave (Agave); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)

Thrives in well-drained, light, sandy soils, away from harsh winds. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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