This is grafted variety of Ixora plant and belongs to Rubiaceae family. It is widely found in Tropical Asia. It is also known as West Indian Jasmine.
The plants possess leaves, ranging from 3 to 4 inches in length, and produce clusters of tiny flowers in the summer. Flower colour varies as per variety. Ixora prefers acidic soil.
Ixora Long, (Pink), Jungle Geranium, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Flame, West Indian jasmine. Rangan, ponna, Singapuri Ixora,
Red, yellow, orange, pink, white (as per variety)
Upto 1 foot
Planting and care:
Bright light, It grows nicely in sunlight of daily 3-4 hours also
Keep soil moist, no over watering
25-38 degree C
Acidic fertilizer is especially important if leaves show on a yellowish colour, indicating a magnesium deficiency.
In spring, do proper mulching around soil.
Prune Ixora after blooming slowdown or anytime when the shrub looks untidy. We can create any size and shape..
Protect Ixora from aphids (green coloured insects) and scales. Scales are hard-shelled insects which infect the plant. Regular application of spray of Neem oil helps to control both pests.