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:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

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

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Phoenix, Arizona

Dunnellon, Florida

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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Neutral

On Jul 27, 2015, alexgr1 from Dunnellon, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

How to make Plumerias Bloom?
You might think the answer would be simple - fertilize. It isn't exactly that easy. Several steps are involved in producing colorful, fragrant blooms.
A growing plumeria plant should be potted in some container using gravel or broken clay pot fragments on the bottom of the pot, then add a planting mix rich in organic material containing perlite or sand. The essentials are a high organic content, moisture retention and good drainage. The soil should have a slightly acid pH. (6.4 to 6.8).
Plumerias should be watered when the soil is dry. They prefer to be damp and misted as in a tropical climate, so do not over water. Mist in the early morning as the sun could scorch the leaves later in the day.
This plant likes sun. Locate it ... read more

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.