Melianthus major 5 Gallon
fast-growing evergreen open shrub can grow up to 8-12 feet tall and wide and spread rapidly by sucker roots
one foot long bluish-green leaves have 10-15 serrated leaflets and when bruised have a strong salty peanut butter-like smell. Spikes of dark maroon-colored flowers are displayed on stalks above the foliage from winter through spring followed by papery seed pods.
native to drier areas of the southwestern Cape in South Africa.
It is easy to grow, winter grower, going dormant in the summer
dramatic and tropical looking accent plant
well drained soil