Genus Species: Hymenanthera dentata
Common / Product Name: Tree Violet
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS) and LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2 – 4m x 2 – 4m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Late Spring
Flower Colour: Violet
Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Prefers cool temperate climates can tolerate temperatures as low as -8°C for short periods. Requires moist well drained soils, ideal to be planted in rocky outcrops.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C for short periods.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.