Elephantorrhiza elephantina is an underground tree. That might sound like a new environmentalist movement, but these fascinating plants do exist in reality. This suffrotex will lend particular charm to the a grassland garden. Flowers in the form of catkins are produced at ground level as well as the big, flat reddish seedpods. The red roots were once used for tanning.
Elephantorrhiza elephantina requires a well-drained soil and enough space for the rootstock to develop.