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This tropical small tree demands a warm, frost-free climate and prefer moist, well-drained soil with full sun. Flowers change color from yellow to red with age within 1-2 days. Water freely during warmer months. Propagate from seed in spring or cutting in summer.
Thevetia ahouai is usually an evergreen shrub growing 1 - 3 metres tall, though sometimes it becomes a small tree.
The species can be used as an ornamental, and have bright yellow flowers which give off a subtle scent.
When cut the leaves and bark exude a milky white sap which can cause irritation when coming in contact with the skin. Thevetia ahouai’s fruit are 2–3 cm long to 3–5 cm wide with bright red color. Special caution must be taken with children and pets as they’re highly toxic.
Tree from tropical America with shiny dark green leaves, white sap, and yellow, funnel shaped flowers. Fruit somewhat angular, smooth, with two large, oily seeds. All parts poisonous but can be medicinal for toothache, skin sores, and as a purgative, if used judiciously. The nuts growing on the tree planed in your yard supposedly bring good luck.
The flowers, about 8-10 cm across, are orange or pale to strong yellow, and more open than those of Thevetia peruviana.
The sap and the seed of the Yellow Oleander are poisonous.
It is a medium size sprawling vine cultivated for its attractive flowers. Leaves are soft and hairy, nice to touch. Flowers vary depending on variety: white, yellow, terracotta, white, cream, in different shades. There is always a black center that gives the plant its name - Black Eye Susan. It is a very pretty fast growing climber that can be grown on a trellis or supported by a fence. Unlike some other vining thunbergia species, this one is not invasive and can be easily controlled. relatively cold hardy, the upper part may be killed by hard freeze, but usually recovers from roots.