A large plant or shrub Rondeletia amoena has creamy white to pink fragrant flowers in summer and attractive bronze new growth in spring turning a deep green. Will reach 3m. A hardy long flowering shrub that prefers a frost free position, very attractive to birds and butterflies.
Rondeletia amoena are seen as an old fashioned plant, and as such seems to be a little hard to buy in nurseries. We believe they are worth a place in the garden, old fashioned can be good. So try your own cuttings if you can’t find this one in your local nursery.
Rondeletia amoena Propagation and Care
Easily propagated from cuttings if you cant buy one, Rondeletia amoena can be pruned back to maintain shape. Use in the garden as a background plant in the border. Full sun to part shade is best although the spring flowering season will be more prolific in sun.
- Needs good drainage
- Protect from extremes of cold and frosts