Mussaenda growing shrub of the genus Mussaenda also known as Mussaenda dogwood, Mussaenda perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in subtropics, tropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green in elliptic, heart or ovate shape.
Flower color can be: yellow, peach or white the flowers are small and grow inside of bracts the bracts are the showy part
Bracts color can be: red, pink, white, yellow, orange, purple the bracts show before the bloom and the bracts edge sometimes with prominent color.
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Requirements for Mussaenda growing and care:
Moist soil, humidity, acid soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
When is the best time to prune a Mussaenda shrub?
How to prune:
Just for design
What is the size of a Mussaenda shrub?
2-8 m, 6-24 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Most of the year
General information about the flower
Yellow, peach or white the flowers are small and grow inside of bracts the bracts are the showy part