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Flowers every month of the year in warmer districts. Flower bracts like tiny white butterflies flutter over the lime green foliage. A wonderful plant for large garden pots for sunny positions. Garden planting in full sun to semi shade.
After care is really minimal. We have not seen any problems with insect pests or other diseases. Fertiliser, as slow release, organic or liquid should be applied three to four times a year. Pruning if needed can be done at any time but is best done in the warmer months. Up to three quarters of the plant’s height and width can be removed, the base will soon regrow and flower immediately on the new growth. In garden beds mulching to conserve water is beneficial. Take care that the mulch is not placed close to the main stem of the plant. Shelter from heavy frosts.