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Flame Of The Woods

Ixora coccinea

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)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

80cm

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ixora coccinea (inflorescence) 01

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

Seed in spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Flame Of The Woods

Grown for their flowers, some also for their foliage.