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.
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.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Jungle Geranium, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Flame, West Indian jasmine. rangan, kheme, ponna, chann tanea, techi, pan, santan, jarum-jarum.
|Maximum Reachable Height
||3 to 4 inches
||Red, orange, Yellow, Pink, White
||Easy to grow
Planting and careWater 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.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. Regular application of an insecticidal soap spray or neem oil usually helps to control both pests.
Ixora Mini Dwarf care
This is an indoor plant.
||Bright light, but avoid direct sunlight in summer.
||Well drained soil
||15-30 degrees C
||Apply any organic 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
- Can be grown in balcony and window sills
- Used in Ayurveda and Indian folk medicine