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Virgilia divaricata, Blossom tree, Cape Lilac

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Virgilia divaricata

Blossom tree, Cape Lilac
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: South Africa
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Virgilia divaricata and V. oroboides

are very similar and are often confused with each other. V. divaricata has 5-9 pairs of leaflets plus a terminal one, whereas V. oroboides has 6-12 pairs of leaflets plus the terminal leaflet. The leaflets have entire margins and the stipules fall early. V. oroboides leaflets are smaller and greyish green in color and are densely covered in velvety hairs, whereas those of V. divaricata are green and almost hairless.

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Virgilia divaricata - seeds

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