Brunfelsia pauciflora calycina
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Clusters of blossoms open into a dark purple, turning pale lavender and then finally finishing in white. Clusters can have as many as 10 blooms and cover the plant from spring through summer. Semi-evergreen leaves may peek through showing a hint of deep green here and there with a paler underside. Plants do best in full sun to filtered shade and will reach a nice 3-8 feet in height. This small shrub-like plant will need regular water and can be grown outdoors in zones 8+ ut will need some protection from frost. Many of our customers grow them in pots and bring indoors when weather turns rough.
This widely adaptable plant can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard specimen as well as the greenhouse. It makes the perfect patio plant but, will need protection from frost. Keep well watered until established.
As with any plant, caution should be exercised about leaves or seeds and whether or not the plant is meant to be ingested. Seller is not responsible for buyer’s use of plant.
Native to Brazil
Can easily be kept pruned to 2-3 feet
Belongs to the nightshade family
The genus name Brunfelsia commemorates sixteenth century German monk, Otto Brunfels
This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Societies Award of Garden Merit