Norfolk Island hibiscus
Also known as
Cow itch tree, Primrose tree, Queensland pyramidal tree
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Norfolk Island hibiscus Overview
It will produce a neat, pyramid-shaped tree, this warm-climate evergreen produces oval, leathery leaves with a coating of greyish hairs. The flowers are profuse pale pink to almost purple; they will bloom during the summer and are about 5cm across. The seed pods contain bright orange seeds amongst irritant bristles.
Common problems with Norfolk Island hibiscus
How to propagate Norfolk Island hibiscus
Seed in spring.
Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Norfolk Island hibiscus
Grown for its flowers in summer-autumn and its overall appearance. Suitable for coastal conditions.