Plumeria (Plumeria rubra 'Heirloom') 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: 10-12 ft
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: creamy beige
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Street Tree
Uses: Flowering Tree
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Other: Grafting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Picture courtesy of Florida Colors Nursery

'Heirloom' was a featured
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Posted by Dutchlady1 (Sunny Naples, Florida - Zone 10a) on Apr 15, 2018 6:39 AM

Whereas this is without doubt a very special and beautiful plumeria cultivar, it has frustrated me for years because it has a tendency to drop its buds. Therefore I no longer grow it. It is too disappointing to see a beautiful inflorescence develop, and then never see the blooms.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Heirloom by FireBlast Sep 4, 2018 9:05 AM 1
Help me pick plz by Mark619 Aug 4, 2016 5:47 PM 6
I would like to share my blooms by KimmiesPlummies Jul 30, 2013 11:10 AM 38
My 3rd attempt by tarev Aug 23, 2018 11:19 AM 682

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