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Desmos chinensis, Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub

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 Desmos chinensis
Family: Annonaceae
Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub
Origin: Asia and northern Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

This is a spreading shrub that likes shady places and may develop into a higher climber. The flowers open between April and July. Young flowers are green and inconspicuous. Only mature yellow flowers have strong lemon-like fruity scent can be detected at a distance, especially during the evenings. When the flower fades, the petals turn to rusty-red and then drop. Desmos chinensis is a better choice for those with limited space. See picture of fruit.


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 Desmos chinensis, Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub

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Desmos chinensis, Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub

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Desmos chinensis, Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub

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Desmos chinensis, Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub

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Desmos chinensis, Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub

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Desmos chinensis, Dwarf Ylang Ylang shrub

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Ylang Ylang shrub. Not everybody can grow Cananga odorata, Ylang-Ylang Tree - fast growing and pretty big. With the Desmos chinensis, a small relative you get that intense fragrance but in a plant that can be kept around 3 to 4 feet. It is a better choice for those with limited space.
Express shipping. Will be shipped by Express Mail/UPS Next Day/FedEx Next Day (except Florida, where UPS/FedEx ground takes 1 day). No replacements or refunds on this item, we provide the best packaging. Watch for the delivery, do not keep the package on a sunny porch!
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This item is certified for shipping to California.
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, small plant

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