Cestrum newelli / Newell Cestrum

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Family: Solanaceae

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A tropical flowering shrub that produces an abundance of showy clusters of tubular crimson flowers at the branch tips from spring through fall, sure to draw hummingbirds and butterflies into the garden. Blooms are followed by reddish purple ornamental berries. Use for a hedge, a bold specimen, or as a container plant in warm climates. Semi-evergreen.

Anatomy

Plant Type

Shrub

Height Range

3-6', 6-12'

Width Range

Flower Color

Red

Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall, Constant

Leaf Color

Bark Color

Fruit Color

Fruit Season

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Low

Growth Rate

Soil Type

Unparticular

Soil Condition

Average

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

Susceptibilities

Tolerances

Heat

Design

Design Styles

Accenting Features

Seasonal Interest

Location Uses

Special Uses

Attracts Wildlife

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