Mussaenda Species, Buddah's Lamp, Tropical Dogwood, Virgin Tree

Mussaenda philippica

Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Mussaenda (mew-say-EN-duh) (Info)
Species: philippica (fil-LIP-pik-uh) (Info)
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Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Spring Valley, California

Boca Raton, Florida

Pompano Beach, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 5, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Small attractive Philippine shrub/tree often profusely covered with small orange flowers inside showy white bracts. Fairly easy to grow in tropics, but no idea how hardy this plant is.

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