Hymenosporum flavum ‘Lushious’ – Native Frangipani

Lushious is a dwarf form of the lovely Hymenosporum flavum, and has dense glossy green foliage on a naturally rounded and compact shrub. It is suitable for both sun to quite shady spots, and is very low maintenance. It has perfumed flowers in summer, but a shady growing position will greatly reduce the number of flowers. It grows to around half a metre high and a metre and a half wide, and can be pruned to shape, making it good for low hedging. Good for clay to loam soils as long as it gets reasonable drainage. A handful of slow release fertiliser in spring is beneficial. Also makes a great potted plant. Frost tolerant.

Family : Pittosporaceae
Cultivar Name: Lushious
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Fragrant oils, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Hymenosporum flavum
Common Name : Native Frangipani
Height : 0.6
Flower Color : White, Gold
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Flower garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade, Heavy shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Other insects