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PlantFiles: Dwarf Mussaenda, White Wing
Mussaenda luteola

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Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Mussaenda (mew-say-EN-duh) (Info)
Species: luteola (loo-tee-OH-la) (Info)

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dmj1218 On Jun 18, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a very interesting small, sub shrub with delicate pale yellow blooms. The leaf on the end of the stem is white to indicate that a future bloom will appear. This leaf then falls off. It likes summer shade and moist soil here in Houston.

Regional...

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

Chambers Estates, Florida
Gotha, Florida
North De Land, Florida
Sanford, Florida
Vero Beach, Florida
Greatwood, Texas
Houston, Texas (2 reports)
Humble, Texas
Lost Creek, Texas
New Waverly, Texas



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