Bouvardia

Bouvardia longiflora Syn B humboldtii - botanical name

Bouvardia longiflora Syn B humboldtii

Evergreen spreading shrub (1m x 1m) from Mexico. Small lance shaped leaves. Terminal clusters of fragrant four lobed white flowers from summer to early winter. Useful mixed with shrubs or perennials and next to paths or windows for its fragrance. Needs fertile well drained soil in a warm protected position. Prefers light shade. Frost and drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Shrub
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Part shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost sensitive
  • Soil type(s)
    Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Mexico)
  • Scale
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