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Thorny Gardenia

Hyperacanthus amoenus

Also known as


Full Sun
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  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Branches with spines
Attractive foliage

Thorny Gardenia Overview

This shrub or small tree with its glossy green foliage and pretty flowers is an attractive option for gardeners looking to expand their collection of indigenous shrubs. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West.

Special features of Thorny Gardenia

Attracts birds

Attractive flowers

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of Thorny Gardenia

Other uses