Panama Rose (Rondeletia leucophylla)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10 to 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bee Friends And Other Garden Guests - Chapter 7 - A New Year 2017 by wildflowers May 2, 2017 8:32 AM 269
Let's see what else we are growing in 2017 by Ursula Jan 10, 2018 6:14 PM 1,057
May 2016 Butterflies, Moths & Larva by mellielong May 31, 2016 9:36 PM 249
March 2016 Butterflies, Moths & Larva by mellielong Apr 10, 2016 8:40 AM 93
Importing the first photo into the plant database by mellielong May 21, 2015 12:45 PM 12
(Rondeletia leucophylla); Butterfly attractant at USF Botanical Garden by mellielong May 4, 2015 1:02 AM 5
tropical plants in Manila nurseries by tarev Mar 16, 2014 2:03 PM 22
Hey you Pentas Lovers!!! by Mangogirl Apr 22, 2012 12:18 PM 4

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