Information about plants & gardens for Brisbane & Qld



Murraya paniculata (syn. Murraya exotica) and other Murraya species & cultivars

Common names: Mock orange, Orange Jessamine, Orange Jasmine
Family: Rutaceae

Murraya paniculata is one of the most popular hedging plants around South East Queensland. Its vigorous nature make it suitable for large formal, semi-formal or informal hedges. However, there are dwarf cultivars of Murraya on the market which may prove suitable for miniature hedges.

Murraya paniculata and its varieties featured in the 17-01-2020 edition of Get Results Gardening, which gave more information about this very popular group of plant. Get Results Gardening is a newsletter-style, mini-magazine for Australians, with an emphasis on the subtropics and South East Queensland. Whether you're just a homeowner wanting to enhance your property or a keen gardener, you'll find useful and interesting information in this publication. Grab yourself a free trial! Learn how at

Where to buy Murraya in Qld

Common Murraya is widely available in Queensland garden centres and other plant outlets. The dwarf Murraya may be a little harder to find, but is nevertheless quite widely available. Unless it becomes better promoted as an alternative, you'll have to pursue the native species via native plant specialists.

For nurseries in Qld offering large sized plants suitable for instant hedges for sale, try looking here: Advanced Plants.

Murraya in the Landscape

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Dwarf Murraya, presumably 'Min-A-Min'
Murraya Min-A-Min
Reversion of a shoot from dwarf to large-leaved form

Other Information Resources

Mock Orange Murraya paniculata (seedling grown form)At the "Grow Me Instead" website (an Australian website informing gardeners about environmental weeds and safer alternatives)
Native Mock Orange Murraya ovatifoliolata At the "Grow Me Instead" website
Murraya National Weeds Strategy, Australia
Murraya paniculata University of Florida (PDF)
Murraya exotica L. factsheet from United States Dept Agriculture Forest Service, USA (PDF)
Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack, Rutaceae information from Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER)
Murraya paniculata Trees of Miami, Florida, USA
Murraya paniculata Missouri Botanical Garden
Murraya paniculata Weed risk assessments for Hawaii and Pacific Islands
Australian Citreae with notes on other Aurantioideae (Rutaceae) Includes notes on Murraya paniculata. Telopea (Journal of plant systematics)(PDF)

Possible Misspellings: Muraya, Murrhaya, Murria, Marraya, Morraya, Marrhaya, Morrhaya

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