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)

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

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

Regional

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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