Flowers are the best and liveliest source of the good smell So, if you are thinking of growing flowering plants in your garden then you can enjoy refreshing fragrance daily by growing Raatrani.
What makes it special:
- Wonderful fragrant flowering plant.
- Provide year-round flowering.
- Very easy to grow and care.
- Perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.
The Raat Ki Rani belongs to the Solanaceae family. Raat ki rani is an evergreen woody shrub growing tall. The leaves are simple, narrow lanceolate long and broad, smooth and glossy, with an entire margin.
The flowers are greenish-white, with a slender tubular corolla long with five acute lobes when open at night, and are produced in cymose inflorescences. A powerful, sweet perfume is released at night.This sprawling shrub has glossy, smooth, simple leaves, vine-like stems. It blooms in cycles throughout warm weather. Greenish-creamy white tubular flowers rise from above leaves along the stem, followed by shiny white, fleshy berries.
||18 inch (46 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Night-blooming jasmine, night-blooming cestrum, lady of the night, queen of the night, night-blooming jessamine, Hasna Hena
|Maximum Reachable Height
Planting and care
3-6 hrs of sunlight is ideal for flowering and plant can grow well in natural indirect bright light for rest of the day.SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content.WateringPoke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.Do not overwater the plant.As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.Application of FertilizerBefore the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.During the main growing season (Feb to April, July to Sep) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.Do not apply fertilizer when plant is in flowering condition.Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.DontsDo not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.Do not apply fertilizer when plant is in flowering condition.
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Raat Ki Rani care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
||3-6 hrs of direct sunlight and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
||Apply 4 cups (Approx. 200 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
||Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.
||16 to 30 degrees Celsius
||Apply organic fertilizer once a month.
Raat Ki Rani special feature
Raat ki rani fragrance is heavenly especially in the night as the flowers open after sunset and the plant is in its full beauty.
Raat Ki Rani uses
- It makes an excellent container flowering or house plant