Flame of the Woods, Ixora coccinea 'Maui Red'

Flame of the Woods

FAMILY:
Rubiaceae

ORIGIN:
Southeast Asia

DESCRIPTION:
Bushy, gently rounded shrub with 2 - 4" leathery, ovate, glossy green leaves with entire margins; produces corymb-like cymes 2 - 4" across of coral flowers; grows to 8 ft.

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately; fertilize monthly; full sun

PROPAGATION:
Tip cuttings

COMMENTS:
Also used for medicinal purposes for its antimicrobial and liver protecting capacity.

 

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