Virgilia oroboides, Virgilia capensis, Blossom tree, Cape Lilac

Virgilia oroboides, Virgilia capensis

Blossom tree, Cape Lilac
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: South Africa
Plant used for bonsaiBig tree taller than 20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterPink flowersFragrant plant

Virgilia oroboides is a beautiful tree, suitable for both the domestic garden and big landscapes. It is fast-growing, beautiful in flower and has an attractive growth form.

The flowers of both species are rich in nectar and attract many insects and birds, such as sunbirds, carpenter bees, honey bees and ants.

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