Rare and unusual perennial plants for the Mediterranean climate.


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Cestrum newellii

 

Scientific Name:

Cestrum newellii

Common Name:

 

Deciduous vs. Evergreen

evergreen subshrub

Perennial vs. Annual

perennial

Shade vs. Sun

full sun to partial shade

Height x Width
& How Stands

6-8' X 3-5'

Flower Color
& Bloom Time

clusters of red tubular blooms spring through fall

Zone

zones 8-11, hardy to 15-20 F

Description, Notes

[WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT GROWING THIS PLANT. FOR INFORMATION ONLY] showy subshrub in the tomato (Solanaceae) plant family; satiny deep green foliage and slightly pubescent cherry-colored stems make it attractive even when not in bloom; attracts butterflies and hummingbirds; excellent in the mid-back border or as a container specimen






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Descriptions are based on our experience growing
these plants in both the garden and nursery setting.
Additional information and feedback is encouraged.

All plants are classified under USDA hardiness zones.

 

 

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