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White Breath of Heaven


This light wispy evergreen shrub has many branches that are densely covered with small pointed foliage, broader than that of Coleonema pulchrum but just as fragrant. Starry white flowers bloom at branch ends from winter to spring with scattered bloom throughout the year.

Coleonema album (Diosma alba)(Diosma reevessii)(Diosma ericoides)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf fragrance : Yes

Leaf texture : Pointed, wispy

Leaf color : Deep green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Star-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 5 ft.

Average size maturity height : 5+ ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 7-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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