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Philenoptera violacea

Umbhandu, Umphanda, Isihomohomo

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Philenoptera violacea tree
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The wood of this attractive, hard, frost-sensitive "rain-tree" makes a stunning ornamental display. ZA Distribution: KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

Special features

Drought resistant

Pioneer

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Fabaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Purple, Blue, White

Credits

profile iconPhilenoptera violacea
by Sifiso Mnxati, KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium, December 2009 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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