Fragrant randia. Medium size shrub with highly perfumed... more
Oxyceros horridus (Randia siamensis)
Fragrant randia. 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. The plant has medicinal properties - analgesic activities.
Blackberry jam fruit, Jasmin de rosa - fragrant white... more
Randia formosa - Blackberry Jam Fruit
Blackberry jam fruit, Jasmin de rosa - fragrant white flowers and edible fruit that tastes like blackberry jam! Rare exotic that will fruit in a container. Kids love the fruit! This unique compact plant, perfect for container culture, combines features of a fragrant flower and tasty desert fruit. Originally from Central and South America, this rare tropical small evergreen tree bears fruit which tastes like fresh Blackberry jam. Many claim that it's even better than preserves. Closely related to the gardenia, its flowers are sweetly fragrant. This relatively hardy tropical has attractive foliage and can be grown in a container as well as in the ground. The Randia formosa (or Rosenbergiodendron formosum) produces as many as 25 to 30 fruits at a time. Since it blooms for a few months in the fall and winter, fruiting and flowering can be enjoyed when many other plants are dormant. Large tubular white flowers that attract nocturnal moths...