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Erythrochiton brasiliensis, Star of Brazil

Erythrochiton brasiliensis

Star of Brazil
Family: Rutaceae
Origin: Brazil to Peru
Large shrub 5-10 ftBig tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A small treelet from South America, grows to eight feet tall, producing white flowers with a showy red calyx all year. It is super slow growing and is a great choice as a rare specimen for container garden.





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