Pyramid Tree

Lagunaria patersonia

Norfolk Island Hibiscus, Cow Itch Tree, Queensland Pyramid Tree

profile iconLagunaria patersonia 2012-12-01 18.41.20 (8237353472)
by Margaret Donald (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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A close up of some pink Lagunaria patersonia flowers
profile iconLagunaria patersonia 2012-12-01 18.41.20 (8237353472)
by Margaret Donald (CC BY-SA 2.0)
1 of 7
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.
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Planning

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant

Special features

Origin

Norfolk Island.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Malvaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White
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