Pavetta.JPG (39133 bytes)Pavetta australiensis: is a member of the Rubiaceae family and is a medium to tall, rounded shrub. The leaves are glossy, narrow-elliptical and may reach a length of 10 centimetres. Plants carry large, terminal clusters of white flowers between March and November. Blooms are an eye-catching feature of this species.

Pavetta australiensis is found on the North Coast of New South Wales and extends into Queensland.

We are no growing this species. It may not take kindly to frost. The image is of a plant growing in the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden, Coffs Harbour.

Pruning will maintain bushy growth.

Propagate from cuttings.