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Bouvardia longiflora 'Humboldtii'


Bouvardia longiflora 'Humboldtii' Bouvardia longiflora 'Humboldtii'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A soft stemmed shrub with long arching branches that will establish into a dense bushy mound. Throughout the warm months it will be covered in exquisitely scented cream tubular flowers. Evergreen in warm climates. Needs a warm sheltered site, sun or semi-shade, and protection from wind. Tolerates light frost. Best to trim stems back hard before the new growth comes in early spring.

 
Genus
Bouvardia
Species   longiflora
Cultivar   'Humboldtii'

Common name
Bouvardia

Family name
Rubiaceae
Place of origin
Mexico


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Semi-deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils / Water well in summer / keep dry in winter

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Must be sheltered from wind. / Tolerates light frost only

Paradise / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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