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Brunfelsia jamaicensis, Brunfelsia plicata, Lady of the Night

Brunfelsia jamaicensis, Brunfelsia plicata

Lady of the Night
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Jamaica
USDA Zone: 9-11
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Brunfelsia plicata is a fast-growing, small, erect, delightfully fragrant flowering shrub endemic to Jamaica. The sturdy, dark green leaves make a good background for the showy, white flowers. The creamy white flowers with long tubes are extremely fragrant after dark. In some places it is known as Lady of the Night, though a number of other scented plants have also been given this name. Blooms fall to winter. It

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