Desert Rose (Adenium 'Madam Violet') in the Adeniums Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: Generally under 4 feet, except in very old specimens possibly up to 6 feet.
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Purple with white and slight pink shading
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Other: Can potentially flower year round in warm climates with minimum temperatures above 50F
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: Sap is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 5-10 days
Depth to plant seed: Just barely cover
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Preferred depth: Prefers shallow, wide pots rather than narrow, deep pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Image shows reddish tone, but true color is purple/violet with pi

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Location: Houston, TXDate: 2016-07-24Image shows reddish tone, but true color is purple/violet with pi
By Carter
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Couple of blooming adeniums by Carter Jul 26, 2016 4:36 PM 4

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