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Agathosma ciliaris

Agathosma ciliaris
Common names: mountain anise buchu (Eng.); bergboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... plant as they move from one flower to the next. Agathosma Sow the seed in autumn in a light, well-draining medium such as ... 7–8 months plants can be planted in the garden. Agathosma ciliaris will thrive in full sun and well-drained, sandy soil, and ...

11 / 07 / 2016 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma thymifolia

Flowers
Common names: limestone buchu, thyme-leaf buchu (Eng.) kalk boegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... of the same kind of activity on this species. Agathosma Sow seeds in autumn. The medium should be light and have good ... next 7-8 months plants can be planted into the garden. Agathosma thymifolia will thrive in full sun and well-drained soil where it ...

28 / 07 / 2014 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma cerefolium

In flower
Common names: coast anise buchu (Eng.); anysboegoe, strandboegoe, klamboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... Kirstenbosch NBG September 2012   Agathosma cerefolium is a rounded, single-stemmed, aniseed-scented shrublet ... possible that they provide assistance with pollination. Agathosma Autumn is the best time to sow the seed. Use a light, ...

03 / 09 / 2012 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma serpyllacea

Flowers
Common names: thyme buchu (Eng.), wildeboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2012   Agathosma serpyllacea is a rounded, single-stemmed shrublet between 30 - 80 ... possible that they do assist with pollination. Agathosma Sow the seed during autumn. Use a medium which is light and ...

13 / 08 / 2012 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma imbricata

Agathosma imbricata
Common names: sand buchu (Eng.); sandboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... Botanical Garden October 2011 Agathosma imbricata is a resprouting shrublet with dense erect branchlets. ... is possible that they assist with pollination. Agathosma Sow the seed of the sand buchu during autumn. Use a medium which ...

17 / 10 / 2011 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma collina

Common names: dune buchu (Eng.); duineboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... Garden September 2011   Agathosma collina is a dense dwarf shrub that grows to a height of 0.3-1 m ... season, bees can regularly be observed visiting plants. Agathosma Sow the seed of Agathosma collina in autumn on a medium ...

19 / 09 / 2011 | Tamzin Lakey | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma capensis

Image of Agathosma capensis
Common names: spicy buchu (Eng.); anysboegoe, steenbokboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... in early summer (November to December). Agathosma capensis is widely distributed. It grows in soils derived from ... at an altitude of 15 to 1800 m. After fire, Agathosma capensis resprouts from its persistent rootstock. Seeds are ...

04 / 08 / 2008 | Norma Lucas | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma apiculata

Image of A. apiculata bloom
Common names: garlic buchu ( Eng.); knoffelboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... National Botanical Garden June 2008   Agathosma apiculata is a densely leafy shrub, from 0.3-1.5 m high. It forms ... seed. The seed ripens in November to December. Agathosma apiculata occurs naturally on coastal dunes and grows in clays, on ...

30 / 06 / 2008 | Norma Lucas | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma gonaquensis

Agathosma gonaquensis
Common names: Gonaqua buchu (Eng.), Hottentotsboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... (Updated by Alice Notten September 2010) Agathosma gonaquensis is a single-stemmed, slow-growing, evergreen shrub, ... as ballistic dispersal or catapult mechanism). Agathosma gonaquensis occurs naturally in coastal grassland with fynbos ...

11 / 09 / 2006 | Norma Jodamus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma glabrata

Agathosma glabrata
Common names: sand buchu, lemon-scented buchu (Eng.); sandboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2014   Agathosma glabrata is slow growing and reaches a height of 0.5 to 1 m; it is ... There are 150 species in the genus Agathosma and most of them are found in the Western Cape. Agathosma ...

24 / 07 / 2006 | Norma Jodamus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma crenulata

Agathosma crenulata and bee
Common names: buchu, long-leaf buchu (Eng.); boegoe, langblaar boegoe, regteboegoe, anysboegoe (Afr.); buchu (Khoi); ibuchu (Xhosa)
Family: Rutaceae

... by green fruit, which darken as they ripen. Agathosma crenulata occurs on damp lower slopes of the mountains of ... embryo will not ripen and the seeds will not be viable. Agathosma Agathosma crenulata can be used as an accent plant in your ...

07 / 07 / 2003 | Norma Jodamus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma mucronulata

Agathosma mucronulata
Common names: prickly buchu (Eng.), stekelboegoe (Afr.)
Family: Rutaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2002   Agathosma mucronulata forms a neat, compact, rounded upright shrub 0.8-1 m ... out of the seed capsule is also effective. Agathosma mucronulata occurs in mountain fynbos on the drier middle slopes ...

29 / 07 / 2002 | Norma Jodamus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma ovata 'Kluitjieskraal'

A.ovata 'Kluitjieskraal'
Common names: Kluitjieskraal false buchu (E); Kluitjieskraalbasterboegoe (A)
Family: Rutaceae

... National Botanical Garden June 2001 Agathosma ovata 'Kluitjieskraal' produces dense clusters of pink flowers ... long). Glands containing volatile oils dot the leaves. Agathosma ovata 'Glentana' and Agathosma ovata 'Witteklip' are two other ...

25 / 06 / 2001 | Norma Jodamus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agathosma lanceolata

Agathosma lanceolata
Common names: Honey Buchu (E); Heuningboegoe (A)
Family: Rutaceae

... National Botanical Garden April 2001 Agathosma lanceolata is a spreading shrublet, with beautiful pink to mauve ... and bees and butterflies are regular visitors. Agathosma lanceolata occurs naturally on south-facing sandstone slopes on the ...

23 / 04 / 2001 | Norma Jodamus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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