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Chironia baccifera

Classification

Order: Gentianales
   Family: Gentianaceae
            Genus: Chironia
                        Specie: Chironia baccifera

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 in (50 cm)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Gray-green leaves; deep pink flowers; orange-red fruit

Uses: Rock gardens Tubs Shrub borders

Zones: 9-11

Description: The best-known species, this South African native is a wiry-stemmed low shrub around 20 in (50 cm) high. It has narrow, 1 in (25 mm) long, gray-green leaves that are slightly rolled under at the edges. Its deep pink flowers are slightly under 1?2 in (12 m

Growth Habit: Wiry-stemmed habit

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