Flame Of The Woods
Also known as
Jungle Geranium, Jungle Flame, Chethi, Burning Love, Flame Flower, Flame-Of-The-Woods, Scarlet Jungleflame, Flame of the woods, Red ixora
Ixora Coccinea by Pratheepps (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Flame Of The Woods Overview
This species is a neat rounded evergreen shrub it will reach a height of 2m with a spread of 1.5m. The flowers are small, scarlet and tubular; they are borne throughout the summer in dense ball-like clusters. The leaves are about 10cm long and dark green; they are followed by cherry-sized black fruit.
How to propagate Flame Of The Woods
Seed in spring.
Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Flame Of The Woods
Grown for their flowers, some also for their foliage.