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Desmos sp. , Red Ylang-Ylang

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Desmos sp.

Red Ylang-Ylang
Family: Annonaceae
Origin: Thailand
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersFragrantUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

This rare species of Desmos produced orange to red fragrant flowers shaped similar to Desmos chinensis. Young leaves also have bright red-orange color. Fragrance is strong lemon candy. Requires regular watering and constant warmth.

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