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Dombeya wallichii - Tropical Hydrangea or Pink Ball Tree


Dombeya wallichii - Tropical Hydrangea or Pink Ball Tree (Dombeya wallichii - Tropical Hydrangea)

My Pink Ball tree bloomed this year, last year was the first time it didn't flower in the many years I've had it. It's a winter-flowering tree which has extremely large flower clusters. Unfortunately, my plant is in a pot and is very rot-bound. Typically, the flowers are three times this size and the flower smell like strawberry cake or ice cream. Photo taken Feb. 5, 2018.



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Stunning.

1 Mar, 2018

 

Thank you! :>))

1 Mar, 2018

 

Your welcome ☺

1 Mar, 2018

 

Never see them for sale locally. They are like tropical Hydrangeas as I recall.

6 Mar, 2018

 

Yes, Tropical Hydrangea is the common name. It's commonly for sale here. It's widely planted here; however, not super common.

6 Mar, 2018

 

Oop! missed the title. I am right now Andy reinventing the wheel. A brainstorm of mine-lol.

7 Mar, 2018

 

That's ok...it happens to the best of us. :>))

8 Mar, 2018



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