Jungle Flame
Ixora 'Super King'

Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Ixora (iks-OR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Super King

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Big Pine Key, Florida

Brooksville, Florida

Winter Haven, Florida

San Antonio, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 6, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

Super king is prone to yellow leaves (chlorotic).
I have had the best luck using Squestrene 138 Iron when growing in alkaline soils.