Brunfelsia magnifica Floribunda, Morning, Noon and Night

Brunfelsia magnifica Floribunda

Morning, Noon and Night
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeShadeFull sunRegular waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersPoisonous or toxicPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plant

Brunfelsia magnifica Floribunda, or Morning, Noon and Night, is a large ever-blooming shrub native to Brazil. THe most fragrant Brunfelsia with large fragrant flowers. They are two inches in diameter, tubular with five petals. Common name comes from the three colors of the flowers. They begin a dark purple, fade to lavender, then to white. This rare variety of purple Brunfelsia is an attractive addition to any garden and is tolerant of a variety of climates and soils. Its USDA hardiness zone is 9-11 and if grown in colder areas with temperatures below 32F, additional protection from freezing is necessary.

In cold areas container-grown plants should be placed in a sheltered area and mulched for additional insulation - it may also be helpful to prune the plant to keep the foliage to a minimum. For all areas, to ensure your plant stays healthy, water regularly and fertilize twice a year. A good quality fertilizer is recommended, and the plant should be repotted every two years.

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