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Clusia orthoneura, Clusia Braziliana, Brazilian Clusia, Porcelain Flower

Clusia orthoneura, Clusia Braziliana

Brazilian Clusia, Porcelain Flower
Family: Clusiaceae / Guttiferae
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite, off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Very rare small shrub with waxy and thick narrow leaves and gorgeous pink flowers with mauve throats that look almost artificial. The flower stays on the plant for a few days. The shrub has naturally round shape and produces thick air-roots at the base of the stem. Blooms from late winter through spring and summer. Cold hardy to zone 9b. Slow growing, perfect container plant or can be gown as a specimen in a small garden.

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