Erecta Gold

duranta-erecta

Botanical Name:
Duranta erecta

Benefits:
An eye catching hedging shrub used for borders in the garden. The bright golden colour may bring lovely contrasts in the garden. Also ideal to be made into standard lollypops.

Description:
Duranta erecta is an ornamental plant originating in the tropical areas of America. Also commonly known as the Brazilian sky flower. The foliage of the variegated varieties are most well known for their golden leaves and providing contrasts especially with red tones. The flowers formed on the plant droop down with clusters of tubular, lavender-blue flowers and will appear when conditions are favourable and attract butterflies. In some literature, the fruit of Duranta are described to have poisonous fruit containing hydrocyanic acid.

Light Requirements:
Full sun or semi shade

Water Requirements:
Well drained soil will be ideal as when established can be drought tolerant but can be grown in moderated watering schedule

Frost Resistance:
Frost tender

Free State Stockists

Alma Kwekery – Welkom
Bruwer Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Greenside Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Harrismith Kwekery – Harrismith
Plants@Preller – Bloemfontein
Platberg Nursery – Harrismith
Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum – Bloemfontein
Urth Garden Centre – Bloemfontein

Gauteng Stockists

4 Seasons Nursery – Heidelberg
Colourful Splendour – Craighall Park
Garden Pavilion – Brandmullers
Garden Pavilion – Eckards
Garden Pavilion – Sunkist
Garden World – Krugersdorp
Hecker Nursery – Boksburg
Lifestyle Home GardenĀ – Randburg
Montrose Nursery – Morningside
Nicolas Plants – Northriding
Plant Paradise Garden Centre – Pretoria
Plant Ranch – Centurion
Plant Ranch – Germiston
Schaffler’s Nursery – Johannesburg

Limpopo Stockists

Garden Pavilion – Sterkloop
Greener Tidings – Polokwane
Hardekoolskroon Kwekery – Phalaborwa

Mpumalanga Stockists

Garden Pavilion – Montana
Garden Pavilion – White River
Imbali Garden Centre – Lydenburg
Ninfa Tuinsentrum – Middelburg

North West Stockists

Clarks Tuinsentrum – Lichtenburg
Garden Pavilion – Geelhout
Garden Pavilion – Potchefstroom
Sittig’s Nursery – Hartebeespoort

**Please note that not all stockists will have every plant featured**

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