Orange Peel Jessamine

Cestrum 'Orange Peel'

A living bouquet of pure orange colored blossoms that, in warmer climates, last from early spring through first frost. The tubular flowers offer a sweet scent upon sunset. This low maintenance shrub thrives in the heat. Attractive in mixed borders, or espaliered on a sunny wall. A frost-tender tropical evergreen; treat as an annual in cold winter regions.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSES-trum
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Tropical
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Heat Loving
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsYucca (Yucca); Lantana (Lantana); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)

Highly adaptable and easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system.; once established, reduce frequency. When subjected to moderate frost, may die to the ground, vigorously re-growing in spring. Fertilize in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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