PlantsRotheca→Blue Fountain Bush (Rotheca serrata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled 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)
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Small spherical green fleshy drupe, maturing to black when ripe.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: White with blue to purplish lower lobe.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 65ºF - 70ºF
Days to germinate: 20 to 60 days
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

Rotheca serrata By J.M.Garg (Own work) [GFDL (

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Location:  Andhra Pradesh, India.Date: 2009-8-30Rotheca serrata By J.M.Garg (Own work) [GFDL (
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