Kopsia singaporensis, White Kopsia, Singapore Kopsia

Kopsia singaporensis

White Kopsia, Singapore Kopsia
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Malaysia
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plant

Kopsia singaporensis (White Kopsia) is a beautiful, flowering tree or large shrub native to Singapore and Malaysia that is fit for any tropical garden. It is a popular choice for landscaping due to its lush and vibrant foliage and beautiful white and off-white scented flowers with pink centers. Its beautiful and fragrant flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Kopsia singaporensis grows best in full sun and semi-shade, in soils that can retain moisture, and with regular water. It is recommended to keep the soil slightly moist and not allow it to dry out completely. In the warm climates of USDA zones 9-11, but in colder regions, it needs to be protected from frost, particularly in the winter months. If growing Kopsia singaporensis in a pot, it should be brought into a protected environment such as a garage or basement during frosty periods and if necessary, covered with a sheet or plastic at night to protect it from severe frosts.

In terms of maintenance and care, Kopsia singaporensis requires little effort. Prune back the branches regularly to keep the growth within bounds. As it grows and matures, Kopsia singaporensis can tolerate temperatures down to at least the 30s F, making it a great choice for colder climates.

aporensis is a durable, drought-tolerant, and resilient choice for any garden, making it a great addition to any landscape. With its stunning white and off-white flowers, it is sure to bring beauty and charm to the garden. With proper care and maintenance, this plant will make an attractive and long-lasting garden addition.

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