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PlantFiles: Lady of the Night, Raintree
Brunfelsia nitida

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brunfelsia (brun-FELZ-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: nitida (NI-ti-duh) (Info)

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive bradisha On May 5, 2013, bradisha from Nassau
Bahamas wrote:

This is a lovely plant to have in the garden.I had this plant for over 5 years and it constantly rewards me with beautiful scented blooms.
Rochelle S
Nassau Bah

Positive KayJones On Oct 7, 2008, KayJones from Lee's Summit, MO (Zone 6a) wrote:

Oops, I don't have this one - sorry!


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

Miami, Florida
Panama City Beach, Florida
Saint Petersburg, Florida

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