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  • Fried Egg Plant 1 Hardy Trees Large White Flowers Gordonia

Fried Egg Plant 1 Hardy Trees Large White Flowers Gordonia

  • Product Code: gordonia-axillaris-fried-egg-plant-1
  • Availability: 35
  • $6.95


  • 5 or more $5.95

Fried Egg Plant 1 Hardy Trees Large White Flowers Gordonia

Profuse yellow-centred white flowers from Autumn to Spring.

Called “Fried Egg Plants” because the flowers look like fried eggs.

 

Fried Egg Plant Cultivation Notes
Gordonia axillaris 
Syn: Franklinia axillaris, Polyspora axillaris
 

If you buy 5 or more, you will receive $1.00 off per plant!

Not for Western Australia, Northern Territory or Tasmania

The plants you will receive are in individual 50x70mm pots, will be 10-16cm tall, have established roots and will be ready to plant into your garden.

 

10cm white flowers with prominent golden stamens.

Glossy green leaves.

They grow into a small tree to around 5 metres high and wide that creates a great shaded area to put a bench or seat under.

Able to grow in a wide range of areas including subtropical, cool/temperate and Mediterranean.

Can be lightly tip pruned after flowering to encourage density and used as borders/hedging/screening etc.

Can be trimmed hard.

Related to camellias.

Prefer slightly acidic soils.

Tolerates light frosts.

Position: Full sun to semi-shade.

Pretty good pest and disease resistance.

Native to Vietnam and Taiwan.

 

Not for Western Australia, Northern Territory or Tasmania

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Tags: shade tree, white flowers, shrubs, coastal, full sun, semi shade, rockery, border