White Mussaenda
Mussaenda incana

Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Mussaenda (mew-say-EN-duh) (Info)
Species: incana (in-KAN-nuh) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Big Pine Key, Florida

Delray Beach, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Lithia, Florida

Melbourne, Florida

Pompano Beach, Florida

Port Charlotte, Florida

Zolfo Springs, Florida

Prairieville, Louisiana

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 20, 2005, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro
Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:

I bought a well formed shrub, and I love it. The foliage and flexible branches look delicate, and the flowers are not as extravagant as the other mussaendas. This is an ellegant species.

Positive

On Aug 3, 2004, hjcoach from Brooksville, FL wrote:

Very nice shrub. I bought two and love them.