Simpoh Ayer (Dillenia suffruticosa)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 6 to 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Pink, star shaped capsules containing purple seeds covered with fleshy, bright red arils. .
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Year Round
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Awards and Recognitions: Other: National Flower of Brunei

Fruits in racemes, ripe opened, seeds were dispersed, unripe with

Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 17, 2016 1:23 PM

National flower of Brunei.

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