Bauera rubioides Andrews

Wiry Bauera

Wiry scrambling shrub to about 2 m tall. Leaves with toothed leaflets. Flowers with petals pink or white; year round. Fruit capsule 2-lobed.

Grown in a range of pink and white, single and double flowers and a prostrate form. The following cultivars are listed but little is known of their origin.

A hybrid B. rubioides × B. sessiliflora with deep mauve flowers was introduced c. 1986.

var. microphylla (DC.) Benth. is scrambling, small-leaved and mostly white-flowered.

SA, Qld, NSW,Vic,Tas.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Cunoniaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Bauera rubioides 'Alba'

Flowers white. Int. c. 1986.

Bauera rubioides 'Candy Stripe'

Flowers with pink stripe. Int. c. 1987.

Bauera rubioides 'Prostrata'

Habit prostrate.

Bauera rubioides 'Rosea'

, 'Rosea Plena Nana', 'Rosea Prostrata' and 'Ruby Glow' are also listed.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Oxalidales
family       Cunoniaceae
genus        Bauera Andrews