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Brunfelsia nitida, Lady of the Night

Brunfelsia nitida

Lady of the Night
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Puerto Rico and Cuba
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Because of the fragrance, this plant is nice to plant near a patio or pool. Performing exceptionally well in containers, this species creates a dazzling display of long tubular blossoms from late spring through fall. Flowers emerge pure white and age to cream emitting a spicy fragrance in the evening. Fruit is a small round capsule containing many seeds. Prefers filtered light. All parts of a plant are toxic, especially roots and fruits, to a lesser degree leaves.


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Brunfelsia nitida, Lady of the Night
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Brunfelsia nitida - Lady of the night

Very fragrant Lady of the Night. It has creamy white flowers with long tubes, which are extremely fragrant after dark. This plant grows as bush and is more compact than Brunfelsia americana.

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