Snowflake, Artic Snow, Milky Way
Wrightia antidysenterica

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Wrightia (RITE-ee-a) (Info)
Species: antidysenterica (an-tee-dis-en-TER-ee-ka) (Info)
Synonym:Holarrhena pubescens

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Big Pine Key, Florida

Boca Raton, Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Marathon Shores, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 16, 2014, paulalovescats from Portland, TN wrote:

Arctic
not
Artic

Positive

On Aug 25, 2012, musaboru from Ontario, CA wrote:

Beautiful white flowers blooms even on a tiny plant. The source I got mines from mentions it is highly fragrant but I have to disagree with that. It was not even mildly fragrant at all.