Hypericum revolutum – Curry bush

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South AfricaHypericum revolutum Curry bush

Indigenous; 1m
Planting position: Semi shade.
Requires weekly thorough watering.Well-draining soil, enriched with compost.Spring applications of complete fertiliser.Light pruning in winter.
Propagate from autumn-sown seed or semi-hardwood cuttings.

A bushy evergreen bearing multi-stamened bright yellow flowers in spring.True to its name, it gives off a curry aroma, especially after downpours.