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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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