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Randia siamensis, Oxyceros horridus, Fragrant randia

Randia siamensis, Oxyceros horridus

Fragrant randia
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Thailand
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapPlant used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersThorny or spinyPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
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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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