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)

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

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

Regional

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

Santa Barbara, California

Miami, Florida

Panama City Beach, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

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

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

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