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Plumeria 'Lurline'

Plumeria rubra

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

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Orange

Bloom Time:

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:

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 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

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:

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:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Naples, Florida

New Orleans, Louisiana

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 8, 2005, Clare_CA from Ventura,
United States (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

‘Lurline’

Flower purplish-red tip and outer margin, with bright yellow-red inner margin; yellowish-red to red mid-petal with orange throat; red to purplish-red reverse side outer band, merging with light reddish-yellow inner band
Petal long, wide, elliptical, moderately overlapping, round tip; reflexed; 3⁄4-inch corolla tube; medium to thick texture
Size three-and-one-half to four inches in diameter
Scent spicy fragrance
Stal... read more heavily budded, sturdy peduncle with 1-inch pedicels; greenish-red, hairy, upright, tight flower clusters
Keeping quality very good
Leaves medium green; venation not prominent
Leaf Shape tips acuminate
Leaf Size blade 14–15 inches long by 4–41⁄4 inches wide, with 3-inch petiole
Plant habit upright, open branching
Bearing habit March-April through November, heavy flower production
Parentage open-pollinated seedling of ‘Gold’; sibling to ‘Kimo’
Remarks Named in honor of and with the permission of Mrs. Lurline Matson Roth, and released to Hawaii Association of Nurserymen by CTAHR in 1973.

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