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SPARRMANNIA

Commonly known as House lime, Indoor linden

An exotic with the ability to move its stamens when tickled! An aid to pollination.

Genus of 4 species of evergreen shrubs and small trees found in open woodland in tropical Africa, South Africa and Madagascar.


  • Evergreen - shrubs or small trees
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - loam based potting - full light
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - whitefly and red spider mite in greenhouse
  • Place of origin - Africa, South Africa, Madagascar
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -

Buy Varieties of SPARRMANNIA

SPARRMANNIA africana 'Flore Pleno'

SPARRMANNIA africana 'Flore Pleno'  >


Commonly known as: African hemp, Rumslind tree.
Vigorous tall branching shrub with clusters of double white flowers
£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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