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botanical name:
Cestrum elegans
Cestrum elegans © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Solanaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
description:
Vigorous evergreen with arching branches. Bold ovate to broadly lance-shaped leaves and clusters of tubular red flowers throughout summer.

cultivation:
Not frost hardy. Fertile well drained soil in full sun. May be container grown and overwintered in a greenhouse. Can be successfully trimmed and trained.

usage:
Good summer patio plant with long lasting flowers..

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