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SPARRMANNIA africana 'Flore Pleno'

Commonly known as African hemp, Rumslind tree

Vigorous tall branching shrub with clusters of double white flowers

£13.50 each

  • Evergreen - broadly oval to rounded, hairy, light-green leaves to 21cm (8in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 3-6m (10-20ft)
  • Spread - 2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small, upright tree. Umbels of up to 20 cup-shaped flowers.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - whitefly and red spider mite under glass.
  • Place of origin - South Africa.
  • Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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3-6m (10-20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-4m (6½-13ft)
 

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