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Plumeria rubra 'Kaneohe Sunburst'

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Plumeria (ploo-MEER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: rubra (ROO-bruh) (Info)
Cultivar: Kaneohe Sunburst

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Category:
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 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)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 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:
Pink
Red
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Deciduous
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 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 pods to dry on plant; break open to 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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Clare_CA On Dec 8, 2005, Clare_CA from (Zone 10b) wrote:

From the publication:

Plumeria in Hawaii

By Richard A. Criley
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
University of Hawaii at Manoa
January, 2005

‘Kaneohe Sunburst’

Flower deep pink with large, brilliant yellow center; dark red radiating lines
Petal narrow, elliptical pitch, pointed tip, slightly overlapping; narrow, strong red band on back; good texture
Size three-and-three-quarter inches in diameter
Scent mild sweet fragrance
Stalk greenish-red, smooth, upright, loose flower clusters
Keeping quality fair to good
Leaves light green with acute tips
Plant habit upright, dense branching; suitable for landscaping
Bearing habit March to October, heavy production of flowers
Parentage P. rubra f. rubra
Remarks Seedpod production is heavy. This cultivar is recommended as a commercial source of lei flowers.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Carlsbad, California
Brandon, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Naples, Florida
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Sugar Land, Texas



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