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Uvaria grandiflora, Unona grandiflora, Uva grandiflora, Uvaria cardinalis, Uvaria flava, Uvaria platypetala, Uvaria purpurea, Uvaria rubra, Large-flowered Uvaria

Uvaria grandiflora, Unona grandiflora, Uva grandiflora, Uvaria cardinalis, Uvaria flava, Uvaria platypetala, Uvaria purpurea, Uvaria rubra

Large-flowered Uvaria
Family: Annonaceae
Origin: Thailand
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
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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, hummingbirdsEdible

A truly very rare plant in cultivation anywhere. Medium size tree with unusual flowers 4-5" wide with dark red petals that turn yellow towards daisy-like center. Has large ornamental leathery leaves. Compact shape. Drought tolerant. This plant is easy to grow in container, it starts blooming in young age, when it is about 2-3 ft tall. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Prefers full sun but can tolerate light shade.

The fruits are aromatic, eaten raw or preserved.


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