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Luculia sp., Luculia
Luculia yunnanensis

Luculia sp.

Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Himalayas, Northern India, Western China
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantDeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The flowers are exquisite. Not only do they look beautiful but they also have a lovely perfume.

Grow Luculias in full sun and perfect drainage. They really dislike wet feet and in heavy soils will barely grow and the few leaves will be reddish in color with the tendancy to drop off.

Once established Luculias will tolerate dry conditions but keep mulched with compost to feed and help conserve moisture.

Luculia sp., Luculia
Luculia gratissima
Luculia sp., Luculia
Luculia yunnanensis

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