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A picture of a Pyramid Tree

Pyramid Tree

Lagunaria patersonia

Also known as

Norfolk Island Hibiscus, Cow Itch Tree, Queensland Pyramid Tree

Lagunaria patersonia 2012-12-01 18.41.20 (8237353472) by Margaret Donald (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








7 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Pyramid Tree

A close up of some pink Lagunaria patersonia flowers
A Lagunaria patersonia tree in a park
A large Lagunaria patersonia tree in a park
A close up of some pink Lagunaria patersonia flowers and green leaves
A Lagunaria patersonia tree with green leaves and seed pods

Pyramid Tree Overview

Lagunaria patersonia is an evergreen tree species in the Malvaceae family. This species is endemic to the Norfolk Islands and Lord Howe Islands but has been introduced to other areas of the world such as North America, South Africa and Ethiopia. It produces showy pink flowers, sometimes whitish, they resemble those of the genus Hibiscus and appear in the summer.

Special features of Pyramid Tree

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant

Wind | Area Specific

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