attractive garden plant for it's striking color and luminous flowers. Naturally growing in the Southern and West coast parts of Africa.
A small soft wooded shrub growing .5 to 1 meter tall. The leaves are compounded and gray/green in color, giving the bush a silvery appearance. The contrasting flowers are a brilliant orange-red, up to 35 mm long. The fruit is a large, bladder-like, papery inflated pod and is almost transparent. It can be used in dry flower arrangements as it dries well, maintaining its color and form.
It is a tough, hardy plant that does well in full sun and tolerates all soil types. Drought tolerant, fast growing, and overall an easy plant to grow. Very unique to say the least!