Coleonema pulchellum 'Sunset Gold'
Common Name: breath of heaven
Origin: South Africa
Type: Evergreen Shrub
Size: 5 ft. high, 6 ft. wide.
Flowers: Tiny pink flowers, primary winter and spring; yellow leaves are lacy and delicate, fragrant when rubbed.
Uses: Slopes, borders, color highlight, in heat.
Wildlife: Deer resistive.
Soil: Tolerates a variety; should be well-drained
Sun: Prefers full sun for brightest color.
Pruning: Shear lightly after main bloom; prune out interior stems for more lacy look.
Pests & Diseases: Some problems with phytophtera cinnamonnii, a solid-borne fungus. Remove infected plants.
Notes: Sometimes sold as Diosma pulchra. Hardy to 20° F.