Trees and shrubs
Local name: Sweetshrub or Carolina Sweetshrub
Standing at a height of 3 meters, this shrub attracts the attention with its large shiny leaves. When bruising the leaves a herbal/spicy scent is released.
The lovely flowers appear during the summer and maintain their brilliance over a long period. The flowers are as red as wine.
Prospers in the sun or in the half-shade on a well draining soil.
Natural habitat:shrub layer