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: 15-20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
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

Common names
  • Plumeria
Also sold as:
  • Wildfire

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Location: Southwest Florida
Date: May 2014
Location: Southwest Florida
Date: May 2013
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Location: my back yard
Location: my back yard
Location: Southwest Florida
Date: April 2016
Location: Southwest Florida
Date: summer 2011
Gorgeous red to purple blooms, exceptional flower.
Location: Southwest Florida
Date: June 2013
  • Posted by Dutchlady1 on May 25, 2014 8:10 AM concerning plant:
    This is the officially registered name of the cultivar most widely known as 'Wildfire'.

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