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A picture of a Murraya

Murraya

Murraya spp.

Orange Jasmine (Murraya paniculata) by ZSM (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images

Murraya koenigii (Curry leaf) leaves in RDA, Bogra 01
Murraya paniculata flowers
Orange Jasmine
Murraya paniculata (2)

Overview

Murraya is a genus containing around 17 evergreen shrub and tree species in the Rutaceae family. These plants originate from Australia, the Pacific and Asia with a centre of diversity in China and Southeast Asia. They have aromatic, pinnate, smooth or toothed leaves and fragrant flowers which are usually arranged on a panicle or raceme. In cultivation. Plants from this genus are used as landscaping plants in warm temperate climates and are often evening-scented. They are frost-tender so may need winter protection in cooler regions.

Special Features

Attractive flowers