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Brunfelsia densifolia, Serpentine Hill rain tree

Brunfelsia densifolia

Serpentine Hill rain tree
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Puerto Rico
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersYellow, orange flowersFragrantSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Brunfelsia densifolia grows in USDA Zone 9-11 and can reach a mature height of 5-10 ft. Once established, it requires very little water and can tolerate periods of drought. When watering, they should be kept on the dry side as they don't appreciate being over-watered. It can survive short periods of cold as low as the 30s F for a short time, making it a very cold hardy plant.

Brunfelsia densifolia has very attractive, fragrant white or off-white flowers that alternate with yellow or orange flowers from year to year. This plant is relatively easy to care for and grows best in full sun to semi-shade. In cold regions, the plant is best grown in a container and brought in over winter to prevent leaf damage from cold. When caring for Brunfelsia densifolia in container, water regularly but maintain a soil that drains well. Feed your serpentine hill rain tree with a balanced fertilizer formula every two months during the growing season and once a year in winter. Prune any damaged branches in the spring, and deadhead spent flowers to encourage new bloom.

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Brunfelsia densifolia - Serpentine Hill Rain Tree

Serpentine Hill rain tree. Hardy, beautiful shrub endemic to Puerto Rico. It has unusually narrow, lanceolate leaves. Yellow, tubular flowers are most prolific in the spring and summer, but occur to a lessor extent through the rest of the year. It produces orange fruit in the summer.

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