Golden Diosma – Coleonema pulchrum aurea – Wholesale
The popular Golden Diosma is Coleonema pulchrum aurea, a low growing evergreen shrub that reaches a height of around 1m.
Golden foliage covered with small pink flowers from spring to summer this is a widely used landscaping plant suited to mass planting or a a feature or filler in the border. Also used as a hedging plant it grows well in full sun however will take a little shade in the afternoon.
When grown as hedge space Golden diosma at around 80cm apart.
This is the smallest of the diosmas, sometimes called ‘dwarf diosma’ growth rate is slow to medium.
Frost and drought tolerant, a humus rich well drained soil suite well.
Pruning to keep in shape is best carried out just after flowering, do not prune back into old wood as plants may not recover. Regular light pruning is best.
Other species and cultivars
- Coleonema album, will reach around 1m and is more upright. Also known as white diosma, green foliage and white flowers
- Coleonema compactum, will reach around 1 m and is pink flowering
Coleonema species are available from the following growers
17 McCarthy Rd Monbulk, Vic, 3793, Australia
Specialising in propagation and production of over 900 species / varieties of ornamental plants, perennials & rare plants. Supplying nurseries, landscapers & others. Minimum quantities apply! Contact us to discuss plants or growing requirements.
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:[email protected]
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
TJ’S WHOLESALE PLANTS – phone (03) 97830733
Cranbourne South, Victoria