Mussaenda Species, Dhobi Tree, Wild Mussaenda

Mussaenda frondosa

Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Mussaenda (mew-say-EN-duh) (Info)
Species: frondosa (frond-OH-suh) (Info)
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Category:

Shrubs

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

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)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Pompano Beach, Florida

Tampa, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 21, 2009, rlane26012jjl from Palm Bay, FL wrote:

this plant can be found at thepalm house in palm bay florida
phone # 321-768-2797 very nice plant but very fragile

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