Ixora chinensis cultivar - Flame of the woods - Rubiaceae

                There are about 400 species of Ixora of which the majority are endemic in India, China and

                Malaysia. Today a large number of cultivars of Ixora coccinea and Ixora chinensis are being

                cultivated throughout the tropics for their long lasting flowers and attractive shiny leaves.

                The forms of Ixora chinensis are usually growing only 2.5' to 3' high ( 0.75m to 0.90m ),

                with colors ranging from white to pink and orange.

                Grows very well in pots and requires a slightly acidic soil mixture.

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