Sclerochiton odoratissimus

An attractive small shrub with unique white flowers.
FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 1m x 1m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A neat small shrub with slightly outward-curling leaves covered in fine hairs.  It bears clusters of white, sweetly scented flowers with dark brown markings.  The petals are flat and resemble a hand.  The flowers are rich in nectar and attract a variety of insects.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Forest margins and stream banks.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance. Trim lightly only when necessary.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately.

GARDEN THEMES:
Forest, woodland

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