LIME LOVING PLANTS

Note: Lime soil is often a problem on tropical coral islands. Plants on the following lists may prove adaptable in such situations.

Shrubs which grow in Lime Soils

Aucuba
Callistemon ‘Harkness’
Casuarina humilis
Eremophila glabra
Hibiscus syriacus
Hypericum  
Leptospermum lavaegatum
Myoporum insularee (Boobialla)
Pittosporum
Plumbago
Tamarix
Tecomaria capensis

 

Hypericum loves lime
 
 
Trees Which Grow in Lime Soils

Araucaria heterophylla
Bauhinia
Brachychiton populneus
Brachychiton rupestris
Casuarina cristata
Erynthrina (Coral Tree)
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
E. cladocalyx nana
Feijoa selloana (Guava)
Fraxinus oxycarpa
Melia azederach
Pittosporum phillyraeoides

 

Erynthrina love lime soils 
 
Warm Climate Shrubs and Trees with Spectacular Flowering Features
Albizia spp.
Banksia erificifolia, robur
Barklya syringifolia
Barringtonia calyptrata
Bauhinia spp.
Bombax Ceiba
Brachychiton acerifolius, discolor
Brugmansia sauveolens
Brunfelsia spp.
Buckinghamii celsissima
Caesalpinea pulcherrima
Calliandra haematocephala
Callistemon spp.
Calodendrum capense

Cassia spp.
Chorisia speciosa
Colvillea racemosa
Delonix regia
Elaeocarpus reticulatis
Erythrina falcata, crista-galli
Euphorbia leucocephala
Galphimia glauca
Grevillea robusta
Hibiscus spp. and varieties
Hymenospormum flavum
Justicia species
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Lagerstroemia indica, speciosa
Malvaviscus arboreus
Megaskepasma erythrochlamys
Mellicope elleryana
Metrosideros spp.
Murraya paniculata
Mussaenda (various)
Nerium oleander
Peltophorum pterocarpum
Plumeria rubra, obtusa
Spathodea campanulata
Stenocarpus sinuatus
Tabebuia spp.
Tecoma stans
Tibouchina granulosa, lepidota
Xanthostemon chrysanthus
 
 
Tibouchina love lime 
 
 
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