Fragrant Himalayan Champaca
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||my-KEE-lee-a CHAM-pac-a|
|Lore||According to Tibetan beliefs, the Buddha of the next era will find enlightenment under the white flower canopy of the champaca tree.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 25 to 30 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid-Winter through Spring|
|Design Ideas||Big and evergreen, this is a perfect free-blooming accent tree with a bonus of fragrance. Plant in the front yard or entry court to welcome guests with fragrant shade. Perfect for disguising safety fences surrounding a swimming pool or spa. A reliable semitropical foundation plant for the backyard. Creates an excellent hedge for screening along a fence. Size and density is also good for absorbing adjacent noise from streets or schools.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Tropical|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Coneflower (Echinacea); Verbena (Verbena); Salvia (Salvia)|
Provide deep, organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained, loamy soil. Thrives in temperate coastal regions and warm, frost-free regions with regular moisture. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize regularly during growing season.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11