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Serissa foetida

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.3m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.8m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPinkish white
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Serissa foetida. This species produces small oval, deep green leaves which have an unpleasant smell if they are bruised. The flowers are produced in early summer with 4 or 5 lobed funnel-shaped white blooms.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

S.E. Asia

Interest and use

Grown for its overall appearance.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They grow in full sun, with moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate from cuttings or by layering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Scale insects under glass.

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