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PlantFiles: Honey Bells
Hermannia verticillata

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hermannia (her-MAWN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: verticillata (ver-ti-si-LAH-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Mahernia verticillata

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Winter


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive slocalgardengal On Mar 28, 2008, slocalgardengal from San Luis Obispo, CA wrote:

Very fragrant plant. The small, yellow bell-shaped flowers perfume the air for several yards around the plant, scent reminiscent of orange blossom. Scent seems strongest on warm sunny days. Sprigs last a few days as cut flowers & retain fainter but still noticeable scent.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
San Luis Obispo, California

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