Paper-Rose (Mussaenda)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 feet to 15 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Other: The small flowers appear in the center of the colorful, showy red, pink or white bracts
Flower Color: Orange
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: My terrace garden, Jamshedpur- IndiaDate: 2019-01-26
By queen1694
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Location: Paraty town, BrazilDate: 2014-01-23
By bonitin
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Location: Arenal, Costa RicaDate: October 2004Growing as a shrub in someone's yard.
By needrain
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Location: Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-02-03
By bonitin
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Location: Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-02-03
By bonitin
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Location: Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-02-03
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful shrub, ID? by Gina1960 Jan 21, 2020 9:45 AM 16
Plant ID by joso61 Sep 25, 2019 8:26 AM 1
What Plant Is This? by seorcasm Feb 22, 2019 9:58 PM 9
Plant identity by Bashen Jan 22, 2019 12:59 AM 5
Help! by Yusssi Nov 1, 2018 4:06 AM 3
cant ID this plant, need help by Maytrix Sep 6, 2017 10:20 PM 3
Kuala Lumpur - Shrub/Tree? with red flowers by Xeramtheum Jan 3, 2017 6:41 AM 7
What is this beautiful plant? by chirchi Oct 10, 2016 7:30 AM 4
Banner for June 14, 2016 by Dutchlady1 by Dutchlady1 Jun 14, 2016 6:08 PM 4
Mussaenda by needrain Oct 9, 2014 9:55 AM 7

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