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PlantFiles: Wild Water Plum, Water Jasmine
Wrightia religiosa

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Wrightia (RITE-ee-a) (Info)
Species: religiosa (re-lij-ee-OH-suh) (Info)

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

13 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive arlenevero On Apr 11, 2011, arlenevero from san Juan
Puerto Rico wrote:

Excellent grower, fragrance is sweet, very close to murraya paniculata fragrance, like honey


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

Stockton, California
Hollywood, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Stuart, Florida
Monroe, Georgia
Northeast Harbor, Maine
San Juan, Puerto Rico

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