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Azara microphylla
Common Name: Box-Leaf Azara Family: Salicaceae (The Willow Family)

Azara microphylla

Azara microphylla is native to Chile and southern Argentina. It has small, shiny, dark green foliage held on open branches on a small tree to about 15 feet. In spring it has yellow pompom flowers that are sweetly scented of vanilla. Useful for part shade and part sun positions.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America
Native Habitat:
Lakesides and along the edges of Nothofagus forests.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeTree  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height10-15'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread5-8'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposurePart Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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