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Calyptranthes pallens, Spicewood, Pale Lidflower

Calyptranthes pallens

Spicewood, Pale Lidflower
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantSpice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Flowers appear at the beginning of the rainy season. Their fragrance escapes from hundreds of tiny blossoms to form a cloud that hovers over the area.



Calyptranthes pallens, Spicewood, Pale Lidflower
Calyptranthes pallens, Spicewood, Pale Lidflower


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/calyptranthes_pallens.htm