Scientific name: Grewia flava Common names: Brandy-bush, Wilderosyntjie The Brandy-bush is mostly a shrub, but sometimes a tree up to 4 m tall with an open crown. A must in the garden to attract birds. It makes an attractive display in shrubbery when in full flower. The brandy-bush can withstand drought and several degrees of frost. It is fairly slow-growing. The root system is non-aggressive.