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Radermachera ignea, Tree Jasmine, Peep Thong

Radermachera ignea

Tree Jasmine, Peep Thong
Family: Bignoniaceae
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plant

Radermachera ignea (Tree Jasmine) is a small to medium-sized tree, reaching a mature height of 10-20 feet and requires full sun and moderate water. It produces beautiful red and crimson flowers in late summer and have a fragrant jasmine-like smell that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The flowers also have a yellow and orange hue. This magnificent tree is a zone 9-11 plant and can be grown in pots in cold regions.

When caring for your Radermachera ignea tree, it is important to note that the tree requires some protection from heavy winds and direct sunlight. During the winter, be sure to cover the pot with insulating material and to make sure it gets adequate sunlight and moisture. During the spring and summer, fertilize twice a month to stimulate growth. Additionally, trim the tree if it is getting too tall, or if it is growing too vigorously. Taking care of your Radermachera ignea tree can be extremely rewarding when you see the blooms in the late summer.

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Radermachera ignea - Tree Jasmine, Peep Thong

Tree Jasmine, Peep Thong. A medium to large size tree cultivated in Thailand and very rare in private collections. Leaves are very ornamental and have a fountain-like architecture, the tree looks very pretty even when not in bloom. Bright orange flowers have sweet jasmine-like fragrance. This tree is easy to grow in a pot. The species not as well known as Michelia or Cananga because of its rarity, but it's a real gem of any fragrant plants collection. Requiring little care, the tree grows quickly even in unfavorable soil or climatic conditions. With its beautiful canopy, the tree symbolizes simplicity, endurance, advancement, and peacefulness. This is a provincial tree of Chiang Rai province of Thailand.

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