In the Garden
A medium sized tree, Bolusanthus speciosus is a native to a number of countries in Southern Africa. It’s beautiful blue/mauve flowers appear in spring and can literally cover the whole tree, making it a sight to behold: a great addition to almost any garden!
This tree is native to warm areas of Africa however, it is moderately frost tolerant, and doesn’t mind poor soils. It is also quite drought tolerant and can manage in clay and alkaline soils, making it a great feature plant or even as a street tree.