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Ixora coccinea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ixora coccinea Jungle Geranium, Jungle Flame, Flame of the Woods,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Shrub Like

An evergreen tropical to subtropical dense growing shrub which bears bright striking rounded ball shaped flowers. Colours range from red, white, pink and yellow. Commonly growing to 2m in height it makes an ideal hedge or border or for mass plantings of bright colour.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs, Scale, Sooty Mould, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rubiaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate