Mussaenda ( Red ) - Plant
Common name: Mussaenda
Color: Red or yellow with white,
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 1.00 to 3.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
All is not what it seems with a Mussaenda flower. Take a look at a ‘flower’ and what will first strike you are the large showy ‘petals’ which are in fact enlarged floral sepals. These surround the yellow, cream or white flowers.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 55 degrees.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Mussaendas are generally planted at the rear of garden borders.
- Being taller plants, their bases are often bare and benefit from a border of lower shrubs or groundcovers.
- Take care to select plants that are not to vigorous and may compete with these plants.
Shrub in tropical climates. Container plant in St. Louis.
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- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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