Soft, woody perennial shrub <3m tall. Large ovate, soft, alternate dark green leaves covered in fine hairs. Large, trumpet-like, night-scented hanging flowers (all year round) in white to pink or apricot shades. Rarely fruits.
Waste areas, forest margins, near settled areas.
Doesn’t seed. Spreads from cuttings & garden debris.
The plant is poisonous to humans.
Follow up for seedlings & stump regrowth.
1. Pull up all small plants
2. Cut & stump paint or frill (100ml/L Tordon BK or triclopyr 100ml/1L or Vigilant gel).
3. Paint a 70cm high collar around stem (Vigilant) to kill standing.
4. Make 2 cuts either side of stem & fill each cut (1.5mls Tordon BK).
5. Spray Oct - Feb (60ml triclopyr +10ml penetrant/10L).
Caution: when using any herbicide or pesticide PLEASE READ THE LABEL THOROUGHLY to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.