Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-11 where it is best grown in fertile, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. In St. Louis, grow plants in pots/containers that are overwintered indoors in bright sunny rooms as houseplants.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Mussaenda ( Red ),Mussaenda,Mussaenda, Ashanti Blood, Red Flag Bush, Tropical Dogwood, Mussaenda Red Single,Mussaenda Single Lal, Bedina, Hanu rei, Vellaiyilai, Mithai Phool,Mussaenda incana (Dwarf Mussaenda),Mussaenda 'Queen Sirikit', Mussaenda 'Capricorn Dream'.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||2.00 to 6.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||it comes in various colors:-Red,white,yellow,pink|
|Bloom Time ||Flowers freely|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careTrain a climbing vine cape honeysuckle plant on a trellis or other supporting object using plant ties to support the vines. To maintain the shape of shrubs, prune long or unruly branches back to a side branch or bud with sharp pruning shears. Cut off old, damaged or dead branches at their base and remove them.
Tecoma capensis, commonly known as cape honeysuckle, is a flowering, versatile evergreen that is suitable as a climbing vine, border plant, shrub or ground cover. It blooms in clusters of tubular, red-orange flowers that are about 2 inches in length in the late summer, fall and winter.
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||20 C to 30C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Mussaenda special feature
Popular plants in southern Florida and California where they are often planted as specimens, massed in gardens and shrub borders or planted as informal hedges or screens.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Mussaenda ?
Mussaenda is commonly known as Mussaenda ( Red ),Mussaenda,Mussaenda, Ashanti Blood, Red Flag Bush, Tropical Dogwood, Mussaenda Red Single,Mussaenda Single Lal, Bedina, Hanu rei, Vellaiyilai, Mithai Phool,Mussaenda incana (Dwarf Mussaenda),Mussaenda 'Queen Sirikit', Mussaenda 'Capricorn Dream'.
How tall do Mussaenda grow?
On average Mussaenda grows 2.00 to 6.00 feet
What color are Mussaenda ?
A Mussaenda plant bears flowers of color it comes in various colors:-Red,white,yellow,pink
When Mussaenda blooms?
With enough light, Mussaenda may produce it comes in various colors:-Red,white,yellow,pink flowers in Flowers freely
How hard is Mussaenda to grow?
A Mussaenda is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Mussaenda need?
A Mussaenda prefers Full sun
How much water does a Mussaenda need?
A Mussaenda prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Mussaenda need?
A Mussaenda prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Mussaenda like?
A Mussaenda prefers 20 C to 30C
How often should I fertilize my Mussaenda ?
To encourage Mussaenda growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more
Friday, 22 November 2019
Thank you for nice plants deleviry ... now i can trust online shopping of plants?
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.
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