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Botanical Name: Virgilia divaricata
Common Name(s): Pink Blossom Tree, Pink Keurboom
A fast growing tall roundheaded tree with a distinct elevated crown. Fragrant pinkish rose to white coloured flowers are formed from spring to summer. Often confused with Virgilia oroboides.
Botanical Pronunciation: vir-GIL-ee-uh dy-vair-ih-KAY-tuh
Semi Frost Hardy
Fragrant pinkish rose to white coloured flowers are formed from spring to summer.
The foliage is pinnately compound with 5-9 pairs of leaflets and one terminal leaflet.
Uses in landscape design
A very affective pioneer plant. Can be used for screening.
Indigenous gadening (South Africa)