Plumbago zeylanica is a very hardy, evergreen, shade loving, scrambling shrublet with pale green leaves that have grey-green undersides. Masses of white flowers are borne in summer and is followed with brown, sticky seed capsules. is the smallest of the yellowwood trees and is very hardy, evergreen and has attractive narrow, grey-green leaves.Unlike the other yellowwoods that are tall trees with long straight boles, Breede River yellowwoods are usually multi-stemmed and as broad as they are high. A beautiful tree ideal for a small garden, with fruits that attract birds.Plant in shade or semi-shade and well-drained soil. Makes an excellent container plant. It is more hardy than the other yellowwoods of South Africa.