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Ixora coccinea 'Gold Fire' /Gold Fire Ixora

Ixora coccinea 'Gold Fire'   / Ixora coccinea 'Gold Fire'
A golden colored inflorescence containing a multitude of flowers
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A golden colored inflorescence containing a multitude of flowers

Among the best of the tropicals for summer color

Grows and blooms well in a container where the roots are somewhat restricted

An inflorescence hosting a butterfly

Close-up of individual flowers in an inflorescence

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Scientific Name: Ixora coccinea 'Gold Fire'
Common Name: Gold Fire 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: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Hardy only in zones 10 and 11 where it is used as a hedge, specimen, or container plant. Where not hardy, it makes a wonderful flowering plant when grown in containers and can be protected during winter. Reduced light in winter indoors contributes to leaf drop and much reduced flowering. However, the spring, summer and fall flowering make up for it.