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Ixora coccinea/Ixora

Ixora coccinea / Ixora coccinea
Inflorescences of orange-red flowers
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Inflorescences of orange-red flowers

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Scientific Name: Ixora coccinea
Common Name: Ixora
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Hardy only in the subtropical regions of Florida where it is used as a hedge, specimen, and container plant. It produces terminal clusters of blooms and is in almost continuous flowering. Dwarf and standard cultivars are available.