WHOLESALE ABROPHYLLUM NURSERIES
Abrophyllum species include Abrophyllum ornans and Acrophyllum australe are sometimes referred to as the ‘Native Hydrangea’. The flowers do look like those of a hydrangea and are followed by clusters of purple berries. Foliage is a deep green and lance shaped.
Over time they form a bushy shrub and make a useful understory plant in a tropical garden. The flowers and berries attract birds and butterflies to the garden.
Growing in the coastal rainforest belt from Sydney through to Queensland they are best suited to semi shade and moist position. Found naturally along small seasonal water courses and larger streams in forested areas.
Abrophyllum ornans – Summary Information.
Growing from 8 – 12m depending on conditions fragrant flowers of Abrophyllum ornans are an attraction as is the glossy foliage..
- Best grown in a moisture retentive soil.
- Flowers – These vary from the the greenish yellow of the female plant to to the cream of the male plant. Female flowers are followed by dark purple berries in autumn.
- Pruning – In the garden you may wish to prune A. ornans to promote a more bushy growth habit.
Easily pruned to shape if required.
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