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Streptosolen jamesonii

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Streptosolen (strep-toh-SOH-len) (Info)
Species: jamesonii (jay-mess-OWN-ee-eye) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs

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

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative VaMtnDude On Jul 29, 2012, VaMtnDude from Basye, VA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Okay, so what is the trick to getting this darn plant to bloom? I started mine from seed a couple years ago. I've got three of them in a big hanging basket, and three in a window box on my deck rail. Since they're not hardy here, I bring them inside over the winter. They've grown into huge, lush plants but they've never gotten even *one* single bloom. During the summer, I feed them with Miracle Gro Bloom Booster a couple times a month, but still nothing. They get about six hours of direct sunlight, the most I can provide since I live in the woods. They're on my list of plants that I "threaten" by telling them, "If you don't bloom this year, you're toast!" If anyone can tell me how to get them to bloom, please send me a private message. Thanks!

Regional...

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

El Sobrante, California
Fairfield, California
Richmond, California
San Jose, California
San Leandro, California
San Marino, California
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Yulee, Florida
Pepeekeo, Hawaii
Houston, Texas
Longview, Texas



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