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Giant Honey flower

Melianthus major

Description:

Large bush withs blue-green serrated leaves - around 2-3m tall & 1-3mwide Evergreen suckering shrub Has tobacco-brown flower spikes which hang as per photos All parts of plant are poisonous

Habitat:

Endemic to South Africa, has become naturalised in Australia, New Zealand & India

Notes:

Seen at Melbourne Zoo so assume they're drought tolerant as per most MZ plantings Environmental weed from Perth to Bunbury, WA

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SeraArnold
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SeraArnold

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Aug 27, 2014
Submitted on Aug 29, 2014

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