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Plumeria
Plumeria obtusa 'Dwarf Singapore Pink'

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Plumeria (ploo-MEER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: obtusa (ob-TOO-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dwarf Singapore Pink
Additional cultivar information:(aka Dwarf Pink)
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Category:

Trees

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

By grafting

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Jupiter, Florida

Naples, Florida

Plant City, Florida

Richmond, Texas

Sugar Land, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 16, 2011, greenthumb61 from Phoenix, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

I have 2 of these on my east facing apt balcony and they are doing great. Each one has one or more inflorescence's. Can't wait for the buds to open. I think the exposure is perfect for them here in Phoenix.

Positive

On Aug 5, 2009, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Flower is exquisitely fragrant.