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Ixora coccinea, Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium

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Family: Rubiaceae
Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium
Origin: India, Sri Lanka
full sunsemi-shaderegular waterred/crimson/vinous flowersyellow/orange flowerspink flowersattracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plantincuded in CD catalog

A bushy, rounded shrub that has long been a popular hedging plant in the subtropical regions thanks to beautiful bright clusters of flowers year around. Ixoras freely produce loose, corymb-like cymes, 2-5" across of red, orange, pink, or yellow flowers. Available in a number of cultivars, including dwarf. Terminal 5 to 6" wide clusters available in red, deep-orange, yellow, pink, scarlet, and various shades of orange. Blooms year-round. Prefers rich, well drained, moist, acidic soil. Used as flowering hedge, shrub, flowering pot plant. Possible problems: nematodes, root rot, leaf spots, scale insects, iron deficiency. Shrubs can be pruned to keep desired shape. Watch for pests and fungus.


 Ixora coccinea, Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium

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Ixora coccinea, Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium

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Ixora coccinea, Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium

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Ixora coccinea, Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium

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Ixora coccinea, Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium

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Ixora coccinea, Jungle flame, Needle flower, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Geranium

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