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Hymenosporum flavum

Native frangipani

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Growth HabitUpright oval
  • Flower ColourPale cream orange-yellow
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Hymenosporum flavum (Native frangipani). This species will grow to about 9m. It will develop a straight smooth trunk and open, columnar shape, with widely spaced horizontal branches and dark green glossy leaves which will cluster towards the ends. In the spring it will bear profuse clusters of very fragrant cream flowers. They are followed by flattish seed pods with small winged seeds.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Australia

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers and overall appearance.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0 to 5.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Seed when ripe, in autumn or in spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

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