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Pyramid Tree

Lagunaria patersonia

Also known as

Norfolk Island Hibiscus, Cow Itch Tree, Queensland Pyramid Tree

Lagunaria patersonia 2012-12-01 18.41.20 (8237353472) by Margaret Donald (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

6m

5m

Min

1m

7 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images

Lagunaria patersonia, Norfolk Island Hibiscus
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Lagunaria patersonia-tree
Lagunaria
Lagunaria patersonia-fruit foliage-CROPPED

Overview

Lagunaria patersonia is an evergreen tree species in the Malvaceae family. This species is endemic to the Norfolk Islands and Lord Howe Islands but has been introduced to other areas of the world such as North America, South Africa and Ethiopia. It produces showy pink flowers, sometimes whitish, they resemble those of the genus Hibiscus and appear in the summer.

Special Features

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant