Ixora Dwarf (Yellow) - 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 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

*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 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 Dwarf special feature

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

Ixora 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

Thursday, 23 July 2020

It came well packed and is exactly how they show it

Gayathri Harish

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

Avishkar

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

Uma Kamaraj

Monday, 02 March 2020

Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

ARUNENDRA MISHRA

Sunday, 23 February 2020

"I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

Anjo Thomas

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?

Kana Deb

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.

Manisha

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

It is easiest to grow houseplant.

Neha Rajesh Kumar

Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Got in good condition, found no problem, happy :)

Parul

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Does it comes with soil?

Roshna Vargheze

Sunday, 20 October 2019

I ve never ordered a plant online before. Will the plant not die doing delivery?

Dr neha Gosavi

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Thanks for the extra seeds

HerbalifeRajesh Chowgule

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

Parvati Gujju

Monday, 14 October 2019

Very much happy with the product and service. On time delivery with product being in perfect condition.

Kavya

Sunday, 13 October 2019

This plant initially takes time to grow.

Jyoti Dhingra

Thursday, 10 October 2019

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

Anita Srivastava

Monday, 07 October 2019

Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.

Priti Prasad

Saturday, 05 October 2019

Does best in rich, well-draining soil.

Brahmini Rajesh

Saturday, 05 October 2019

It is easiest to grow houseplant.

Kiran Mayi

Monday, 02 July 2018

I am satisfied with the plants.

Ashish Bhujbal

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

Dinesh Bansal

Friday, 29 June 2018

Absolutely superb in every way

prakash

Friday, 29 June 2018

I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome

Nirmala Vijayakumar

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

I really impressed with live plant I purchased online from nurserylive, the packaging was superb.. Thanks

Dhiraj Gome

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

Srikanth Vsr

Monday, 25 June 2018

I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

Jeremy Cabral

Thursday, 21 June 2018

I m really impressed with this plant properties.

Alka Shetye

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

What can i do to maintain my plant?

Akanksha

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

Aparna Dua

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Nice came in good condition

Sherly Uthup

Friday, 15 June 2018

Absolutely superb in every way

Siddharth Bhat

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary

Abhishek Das

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space

Rajinder Ahuja

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

IS this, an indoor plant ????

Gaurav Narwania

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Awesome seeds. All grow and are great.

KEJ

Monday, 11 June 2018

"I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

Deepak Gupta

Sunday, 10 June 2018

I bought this in January and it is in good condition I must say.

Amit Shastri

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Young ones adapt better

vidhyashankar mohan

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

Alka Devi

Friday, 08 June 2018

Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks

Gaurav Narwania

Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Thanks the plant is growing well

Anuj Yadav

Monday, 21 May 2018

Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

Prasad Patki

Saturday, 19 May 2018

This plant can be planted in a simple pot.

Santhosh Santy

Thursday, 17 May 2018

VERY nice im so Happy for this plant

vihari

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

Alvisia Sule

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Plants are alive but flowers have not come out as yet.

Joshi Prisy

Friday, 11 May 2018

?Is it real plant or artificial ???

Alvisia Sule

Friday, 04 May 2018

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

Farid Molla

Tuesday, 07 November 2017

?How many years will it live?

Madhavi Akula

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

It is easiest to grow houseplant.

jaddy lala

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