Ashanti Blood, Red Flag Bush, Tropical Dogwood
Mussaenda erythrophylla 'Rosea'

Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Mussaenda (mew-say-EN-duh) (Info)
Species: erythrophylla (er-ith-roh-FIL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rosea

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Pompano Beach, Florida

West Palm Beach, Florida

Lahaina, Hawaii

Paia, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.