The frangipani flower is Mother Nature's symbol of perfection.
The frangipani tree, its flowers and perfume, invoke deeply within us, subconcious memories of paradise, peace, tranquility and perfection. The frangipani is therefore sacred and healing.
This is the reason for its resurgence in popularity in these overtly busy and complex modern times.
Frangipani / Plumeria
Australia has many unique frangipani varieties which are found nowhere else including many rare and unusual varieties which where originally introduced to the remote wilderness areas of tropical Australia by early Christian missionaries from Polynesia and Melanesia.
We at Sacred Garden have been collecting the best and rarest Australian frangipani varieties for over 20 years. In recent years we have been importing the best frangipani varieties and wild species from around the world as well as breeding our own unique varieties.
Frangipanis are extremely drought, fire and salt tolerant. The wild frangipani species (Plumeria spp) are all evergreen plants.
Sacred Garden Frangipanis has the biggest collection of evergreen frangipani species in Australia and offers our customers the worlds best ornamental evergreen species - these are exceptional landscaping plants.
About the name "Frangipani"
Frangipani is the most common name for Plumeria in Australia.
In most other English language speaking parts of the world,
frangipani are called Plumeria. Plumeria is the botanically
The name frangipani is an English derivative of the French
name Frangipanier. The common old English name was "nosegay".
And what a delight to the nose it is in hot weather when the
multitude of fragrant blooms fill the air with it's heady
The botanical name for frangipani is Plumeria, named in honour
of French botanist and explorer Charles Plumier, 1646 –
1706, who studied the frangipani and introduced it into cultivation
in Europe. All frangipani, the many cultivated varieties and
the wild species belong to the genus Plumeria.