A picture of a Pyramid Tree

Pyramid Tree

Lagunaria spp.

Lagunaria patersonia, Norfolk Island Hibiscus by Tatiana Gerus (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

9a-11b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15m

Max

6m

1m

Min

1m

7 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Pyramid Tree

A close up of some pink Lagunaria flowers
Some Lagunaria foliage
A close up of a Lagunaria plant
A pink flower on a Lagunaria plant
A close up of some green Lagunaria leaves

Pyramid Tree Overview

Lagunaria is a small genus thought to contain only 2 evergreen tree species in the Malvaceae family. This genus is endemic to Norfolk Island and these plants have been introduced to other areas of the world such as North America, South Africa and Ethiopia. These plants produce showy pink flowers, sometimes whitish, they resemble those of the genus Hibiscus and appear from late summer-autumn.

Common problems with Pyramid Tree

How to propagate Pyramid Tree

Seed

Seed in spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Special features of Pyramid Tree

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant

Other uses of Pyramid Tree

Grown for its flowers in summer-autumn and its overall appearance. Suitable for coastal conditions.