Ixora Mini Dwarf (Pink) - Plant

It produces clusters of star-shaped flowers all year round. Each cluster is consists of flowers that comes in red, yellow, pink,orange or peach in color.
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About Ixora Mini Dwarf

Dwarf Ixora are popularly used as low hedges because of their shrub form and compact appearance. They look attractive when they bloom profusely. However, after blooming, it will take some time for Dwarf Ixora to re-bloom.

These plants are dependable bloomers, love the sun, and fit nicely into any size landscape.Ixora is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It consists of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs and holds around 500 species. Though native to the tropical and subtropical areas throughout the world, its center of diversity is in Tropical Asia. It is commonly known as West Indian Jasmine.

The plants possess leathery leaves, ranging from 3 to 6 inches in length, and produce large clusters of tiny flowers in the summer. Members of Ixora prefer acidic soil, and are suitable choices for bonsai.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Jungle Geranium, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Flame, West Indian jasmine. rangan, kheme, ponna, chann tanea, techi, pan, santan, jarum-jarum.
Maximum Reachable Height Spread at least 3 to 4 inches
Flower Colour Red,orange, yellow, pink, white
Bloom Time summer season
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

Water Ixora as needed to keep the soil evenly moist, but not muddy. Although the plant prefers moist soil, it may rot in excessively soggy soil. Water the shrub sparingly during the winter months.

Feed Ixora in early spring, using an acidic fertilizer formulated for Ixora, azalea and gardenias, which has a ratio such as 4-8-8, along with minor elements that are beneficial.

Repeat in midsummer and autumn. Acidic fertilizer is especially important if the foliage takes on a yellowish cast, indicating a magnesium deficiency caused by improper soil pH. Apply the fertilizer according to label specifications, then water deeply.

In spring, remove the mulch along with the top crust of soil. Replace the removed mulch and soil with fresh mulch. Prune Ixora after blooming slows in late autumn or anytime the shrub looks untidy. Prune each shoot down to just one bud or prune the shrub as needed to create the size and shape desired.

Protect Ixora from aphids and scales. Aphids are tiny, green insects that congregate at joints of the leaves and stems or the undersides of the leaves. Scales are hard-shelled insects that give the foliage a waxy appearance. Regular application of an insecticidal soap spray or neem oil usually helps to control both pests.

Ixora Mini Dwarf care

This is Indoor Plant.

Sunlight Bright light, but avoid direct sunlight in summer.
Watering Ixora likes to be watered, but you shouldnt do it excessively. Keep soil continuously moist, but reduce watering in the winter. Very high humidity is preferred.
Soil The most important thing to remember when planting Ixora is that it must be planted in acidic soil because alkaline soil can result in yellow foliage. These acid-loving plants thrive in rich, moist, peat-based soil.
Temperature Above 60F is preferred even in winter. Avoid cold drafts if temperature drops lower
Fertilizer Feed in spring with slow-release pellets or weekly during growing season with liquid fertilizer.

Ixora Mini Dwarf special feature

ixora flowers are commonly used in Hindu worship, as well as in ayurveda and Indian folk medicine.

Ixora Mini Dwarf uses

Ornamental Use:

  • This is Indoor plant

Medicinal Use:

  • In the above mentioned chemical composition of santan, it has been identified that the plant contains important phytochemicals that are known to have antioxidative, antibacterial, gastroprotective, hepatoprotective, antidiarrhoeal, antinociceptive, antimutagenic, antineoplastic and chemopreventive effects
  • This analysis suggests the validity of the plants folkloric and erthnomedicinal uses

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Ixora attract hummingbirds?

Yes, Ixora attract hummingbirds

What is Ixora flower called in hindi?

In Hindi Ixora flower called as Rugmini

Does Ixora bloom all summer?

Yes, Ixora bloom throughout the summer(April-May).

How often should Ixora be watered?

1. Water it when 1-2 inch upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. 2. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Why is my Ixora dropping leaves?

The main reasons of Ixora plant dropping leaves are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Why are my Ixora not blooming?

The most general reasons of not flowering Ixora plant are as follows. 1. Lack of proper nutrient (mainly Phosphorus). 2. Improper water and sunlight availability. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

When does Ixora flower?

Ixora flowers in Summer season (April-May).

When to prune Ixora?

Ixora plant need little pruning to develop a strong structure. Remove broken, dead, dying, or damaged branches by using clean cutting shear mainly during September-October month. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Are Ixora perennials?

Yes, Ixora is perennial flowring plant in Rubiaceae family.

Will Ixora grow in shade?

Yes, you can grow Ixora in the shade where they will get 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.

Does Ixora need full sun?

Yes, Ixora like full sun they required at least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.

Are Ixora flowers edible?

No, Ixora flowers are not edible.

How tall will Ixora grow?

Ixora plant will grow 10-15 feet tall with proper care and management.

Can you grow Ixora from cuttings?

Yes, you can grow Ixora plant from cuttings. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting having 3-4 nodes of well mature stem to a length of 15-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the Ixora cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Can Ixora be transplanted?

Yes, you can transplant Ixora When plant overgrows in the current pot or after every 2 -3 years change the pot and preferably in June-July.

Can you grow Ixora in a pot?

Yes, Ixora can grow in pot.Choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Why are my Ixora leaves turning yellow?

The main reasons of Ixora leaves turning yellow are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Do Ixora attract bees?

Yes, Ixora flowers attracts the bees.

Does Ixora attract butterflies?

Yes, Ixora flower attract butterflies.



Reviews

Sunday, 26 July 2020

is the pot and soil included?

ishan bhardwaj

Saturday, 25 July 2020

can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

Mufida Shaikh

Saturday, 14 March 2020

This plant initially takes time to grow.

Garima Sahney

Thursday, 05 March 2020

Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

Nisha

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Rare new variety?

Pradeepa Sampath

Friday, 07 February 2020

very durable plant to a wide range of conditions

Omprakash Rawool

Monday, 25 November 2019

Young ones adapt better

Gaurav Narwania

Monday, 25 November 2019

Got all healthy plants..thanks

kanchan vishwakarma

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

Archana Damle

Friday, 15 November 2019

Very much happy with the product and service.

Faisal Pattillath

Monday, 11 November 2019

Got the plant in excellent shape. Looks great!

Rakhi Budhiraja

Friday, 08 November 2019

What are other names of this plant?

Vaishali Gangurde

Friday, 01 November 2019

Air Purifying Indoor Plant.

fapedNok

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....

Gaurav Narwania

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...

Aparna Dua

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.

Dhiraj Gome

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Very good. Worth the price

Gaurav Narwania

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

VERY nice im so Happy for this plant

RAJESH GARG

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?

Anushka Rane Rele

Monday, 02 July 2018

M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..

Gaurav Narwania

Sunday, 01 July 2018

Perfectly shipped with care... Live plant is healthy...

Jagruti Jain

Sunday, 01 July 2018

Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star

Siva Prakash Reddy

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Thanks for the extra seeds

Christine Pemberton

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

Pukhrambam Kavita

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Amazed to see this plant.

Nitin Mulik

Thursday, 28 June 2018

can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

Leena Dugar

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

?Is it real plant or artificial ???

Kishor Kumar

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Its been a month I bought this plant. It came with very few broken leaves but its growing fast now. Very happy with this one.

Durgesh Sharma

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

Arshad Khan

Sunday, 24 June 2018

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Sunday, 24 June 2018

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Saturday, 23 June 2018

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Nitin Mulik

Saturday, 23 June 2018

What can i do to maintain my plant?

Tony Aby Varkey

Saturday, 23 June 2018

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Sunaina Raj

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

What a great experience from start to finish.

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Monday, 18 June 2018

Where did you get the round plant stands with the feet on them?

Alka Devi

Friday, 15 June 2018

Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it

Gorangii

Thursday, 14 June 2018

I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years

Manisha Mohata Jhanwar

Monday, 11 June 2018

Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

Jolly Joy Monteroyo

Monday, 11 June 2018

Perfectly shipped with care... Live plant is healthy...

snehal Chordiya

Friday, 08 June 2018

This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

Bhavna Maisuria Patel

Friday, 08 June 2018

Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you

Somaiah Mallampalli

Thursday, 07 June 2018

can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?

Anushka Rane Rele

Sunday, 03 June 2018

Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good

Shweta Jain

Sunday, 03 June 2018

Awesome experience!!! Luved the plant. Looked exactly the same. Thank you NL

Arvind Jain

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Awesome experience!!! Luved the plant. Looked exactly the same. Thank you NL

Ankit Malik

Sunday, 27 May 2018

This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.

Ishu Prajapati

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Absolutely superb in every way

Rameshwar Jagdale

Sunday, 27 May 2018

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