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Fagraea ceilanica , Perfume Flower Tree, Pua Keni Keni, Trai Tichlan, Lau binh, Gia

Fagraea ceilanica

Perfume Flower Tree, Pua Keni Keni, Trai Tichlan, Lau binh, Gia
Family: Gentianaceae   (Formerly:Loganiaceae)
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantPoisonous or toxic

Fragrant creamy-white flowers of this small tree are up to 10 cm long, last for only a day, but fill the space around with delicate sweet scent. Can be grown as a small tree or compact bush in container. When planted in ground, will form a dense large shrub. Leaves are leathery and glossy, very pleasant to touch. Perfect exotic accent to a small yard or patio. The plant will tolerate some shade and can be successfully grown indoors. Blooms on and off year round. This plant is very rare and hard to find, propagation is not easy. Cuttings root very slowly, within 6-7 months. Toxic to animals.


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