Cordia flowers fun facts

Fun facts about Cordia flowers:

1. Cordia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae, commonly known as Cordia or Geiger trees.

2. There are over 300 species of Cordia, distributed primarily in tropical and subtropical regions around the world.

3. Cordia flowers are typically small to medium-sized and can vary in color, including shades of white, pink, purple, and yellow.

4. The flowers of Cordia plants often have a tubular shape with five petals that may be fused or partially fused.

5. Many Cordia species produce fragrant flowers, making them popular choices for gardens and landscapes.

6. Some Cordia species, such as Cordia boissieri, are known for their ability to bloom throughout the year, providing a continuous display of flowers.

7. Cordia trees are also valued for their attractive foliage, which can be evergreen or deciduous depending on the species.

8. In addition to their ornamental value, Cordia flowers are sometimes used in traditional medicine for their purported medicinal properties.

9. Some Cordia species bear edible fruits, which are often small and berry-like, attracting birds and other wildlife.

10. Cordia plants are generally low-maintenance and adaptable, making them suitable for a variety of climates and soil conditions.

Contact us for specific information about the particular species of Cordia you are interested in, as characteristics can vary between species.