Hawaiian Woodrose, plant

$19.80$29.70 incl. GST

Usually Available: all year, dormant May to October
Shipping: NOT Tasmania, NOT WA, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Argyreia speciosa
Pot Size: 50mm forestry tube, 100mm pot


Hawaiian Woodrose plant, Argyreia nervosa, is also known as Wood Rose, Baby Woodrose and Hawaiian Baby Woodrose. The dried seed pods resemble flowers carved from wood, hence the name. The seeds contain powerful hallucinogenic compounds. Ayurvedic use to treat rheumatism. Note: all parts of this plant are very toxic. Hawaiian Woodrose plant is native to India and naturalised in Hawaii. Prefers moist, well drained soil in a partially shade position – likes the morning sun. Frost and drought tender. A perennial climber of the tropics, growing to about 10m – likes a trellis. Clusters of bright pink, trumpet-shaped flowers in summer and autumn.