Ixora chinensis is a species of flowering plant in the family Rubiaceae. It is native to China and Vietnam. It is a shrub or small tree growing to 5 m tall. The leaves are evergreen, opposite, leathery, oblong to elliptical, 5–12 cm long and 2–6 cm broad. The flowers are borne in clusters of 3–15, each flower tubular, with four spreading lobes, 2.5–3 cm diameter, and red, pink, or white. The fruit is a drupe, 6–8 mm diameter, ripening yellow to orange.
How to care:
Ixora chinensis is easy to care for and makes a great addition to any garden. It can be grown in full sun or partial shade and prefers well-drained soil. Once established, it is drought tolerant. It can be pruned to shape as needed.
Type of soil:
Ixora chinensis prefers well-drained soil.
Ixora chinensis can be grown in full sun or partial shade.
Plant can be pruned to shape as needed.
Plant is drought tolerant once established.
Pest and disease:
Plant is generally pest and disease free.
Ixora chinensis can be propagated from seed or cuttings.
Ixora chinensis is a great addition to any garden. It can be used as an accent plant, in mass plantings, or as a hedge.