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Randia siamensis, Oxyceros horridus, Fragrant randia

Randia siamensis, Oxyceros horridus

Fragrant randia
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Thailand
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spinyUltra tropical, min. temperature 55FSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Medium size shrub with highly perfumed 1" wide white flowers that attract bees and butterflies. Flowers come in clusters. The plant has woody thorns on the stem that makes it look unusual for such a fine flowering shrub. Foliage is dark green, sometimes blueish. Can be grown in a pot and as a bonsai. Blooms almost year-round, easy in cultivation. The plant has medicinal properties - analgesic activities, blood tonic, blood purifier.


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