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Parsonsia heterophylla


Parsonsia heterophylla Parsonsia heterophylla

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Interesting native climber. The slender stems and glossy green leaves are most attractive hanging from trees. Clusters of scented creamy-yellow flowers spring until autumn. Best with roots planted in shade, where the plant can seek out sunshine higher up. Occurs naturally throughout New zealand in lowland and lower montane forests. Sealevel to 900 mt. Hardy.

 
Genus
Parsonsia
Species   heterophylla
Cultivar  

Common name
New Zealand Jasmine, Kaihua

Family name
Apocynaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
4 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefer good loamy soil

Moisture

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates coastal sites / Tolerates exposed sites. / Tolerates some frost

Enthusiast / Indigenous / Magnificent / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Whimsical

Climbers

Category
Twining stems or curling tendrils, over 5 metre.
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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