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.
It is adaptable to most well-drained soils and prefer an open , sunny position.
Place seed in a container and pour in just boiled water and let cool for 24 hrs. Surface sow and firm gently, cover lightly. Keep warm and moist but not waterlogged.
Optimum germination temperature: 21 °C (70°F)
Germination: 20-50 days