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Bouvardia longiflora

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to December
  • Height1m to 1.5m
  • Spread0.4m to 1.2m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Bouvardia longiflora. Upright, spreading evergreen shrub. It bears single corymbs of white flowers in late summer and is very fragrant.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Mexico, Central America

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Needs

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

Cultivation

They are frost tender, min 7-10C. They will prefer full light and fertile well drained soil. You should water freely when in full growth and moderately at other times. Cut back stems by half to three-quarters after flowering to maintain a neat habit.

Propagation

Susceptible to attack by sap-sucking insects such as white fly and mealybug.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly and mealy bug may cause problems.

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