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Randia formosa

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Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Randia (RAND-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: formosa (for-MOH-suh) (Info)

Synonym:Mussaenda formosa
Synonym:Randia mussaenda
Synonym:Basanacantha macrocarpa
Synonym:Basanacantha mollis

17 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Monocromatico On Apr 28, 2003, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro
Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:

I took this picture at the Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro. I never succeeded on growing this plant from seeds. Its a beautiful evergreen shrub, with white, star shaped, very fragrant, tubular flowers that atract nocturnal moths.

Regional...

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

Lafayette, California
Big Pine Key, Florida
Boca Raton, Florida
Mulberry, Florida
Riverview, Florida
Decatur, Georgia



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