Plumeria (Plumeria alba) in the Plumerias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 12 - 15 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: White with small yellow center
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Flowering Tree
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Other: Grafting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


Posted by Dutchlady1 (Sunny Naples, Florida - Zone 10a) on Dec 8, 2011 10:17 AM

This plant will keep its leaves pretty much throughout the winter in Southern Florida (and corresponding zones), in contrast to the Plumeria rubra varieties, which are mostly all bare by the end of November.

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 20, 2016 8:08 PM

National flower of Nicaragua.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful setting by extranjera Jul 3, 2013 9:12 PM 3
Difference between Plumeria Rubra and Plumeria Alba? by SergioBarroso Jan 21, 2018 7:20 PM 4
Transplant Shock by kbuntu Oct 16, 2016 8:09 PM 15
First Plumeria Seed Up by DavidLMO Feb 26, 2016 9:15 PM 70
Wish me Luck by DavidLMO Jan 7, 2016 8:18 PM 14
Seeds Started on 1/3/16 by DavidLMO Jan 14, 2016 7:35 PM 3
Clivia by kevin51 Jan 12, 2019 2:45 PM 427
Plumeria Growing HInts by Dutchlady1 Sep 28, 2014 4:54 PM 129

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