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PlantFiles: Shrub Vinca, Pink Kopsia, Kopsia Merah, Pink Gardenia
Kopsia fruticosa

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Kopsia (KOPS-ee-a) (Info)
Species: fruticosa (froo-tih-KOH-suh) (Info)

Synonym:Cerbera fruticosa

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive kiloa On May 10, 2009, kiloa from Miami, FL wrote:

Generally blooms year round. I've just bought one, in Miami, so it's too early really to report on, although this shrub looks great (full of flowers) at Fairchild Gardens (Coral Gables, FL). One source recommends full sun, rich soil and frequent watering for best results and to go light on pruning it. It is a slow grower (less than 4" per year).

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida
North Palm Beach, Florida



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