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Plumeria obtusa 'Dwarf Singapore Pink'

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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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive greenthumb61 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 vossner On Aug 5, 2009, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Flower is exquisitely fragrant.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Chambers Estates, Florida
Limestone Creek, Florida
Naples, Florida
Plant City, Florida
Greatwood, Texas
Pecan Grove, Texas



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