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PlantFiles: Sweet Bouvardia
Bouvardia longiflora

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Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Bouvardia (boo-VAR-dee-uh) (Info)
Species: longiflora (lon-jee-FLO-ruh) (Info)

Synonym:Bouvardia humboldtii

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11 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

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

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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Chantell On May 13, 2009, Chantell from Middle of, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

The fragrance emitted by these pristine white blooms (night scented) is nothing short of amazing!!

Positive stressbaby On May 27, 2007, stressbaby from Fulton, MO wrote:

This plant grows well in container in the greenhouse and has interesting, fragrant flowers.

Regional...

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

Hollywood, Florida



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