- Flower nameColeonema pulchrum ’pink fountain’
- Scientific nameColeonema pulchrum ’pink fountain’
- Aliasコレオネマ, プルクルム, コレオネマ プルクルム, ディオスマ, Diosma
- Place of originendemic to the Cape Province of South Africa
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
What is Coleonema pulchrum ’pink fountain’
Coleonema pulchrum ’pink fountain’ , diosma, confetti bush or breath of heaven , (Coleonema pulchrum 'pink fountain'), is endemic to the Cape Province of South Africa and is an evergreen shrub in the family Rutaceae. In the place of origin, it grows along the coast. The stem erects a number of twigs from the base by itself. The leaves are aromatic. From autumn to spring, small star-shaped pink flowers bloom at the tip of the stem. The trees are rounded together and look like pink clumps. Insects such as bees and butterflies fly in search of flower nectar and pollen. Used for borders like fences. Naturalized in Australia. The genus name 'Coleonema' means koleos 'sheath' + nema 'thread' in Latin, and the species name 'pulchrum' means 'beautiful and small'.
Coleonema pulchrum 'Pink fountain', Coleonema pulchrum 'pink fountain', also name: Diosma, confetti bush, breath of heaven Tree height: 80 to 100 cm, flower diameter: 0.8 cm, flower color: pink, flowering period: October to May of the following year, fruit type: capsule.
Exhibit:Coleonema pulchellum". PlantZAfrica.com. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Retrieved 5 January 2013.