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Ixora

Ixora spp.

Ixora casei1 by Meneerke bloem (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ixora Overview

A large genus containing around 540 species of evergreen shrubs and trees in the Rubiaceae family native to tropical and subtropical zones worldwide with a centre of diversity in Asia. They have glossy, leathery leaves and large clusters of tiny star-shaped or tubular flowers produced in the Summer. Some species are cultivated as garden shrubs, as glasshouse plants in cooler regions and occasionally as bonsai specimens.

How to propagate Ixora

Seed

Seed in spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Ixora

Grown for their flowers, some also for their foliage.