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Petite Pinkie™ Spicy Jatropha

Jatropha integerrima 'Compacta Pink'

A showy, compact shrub with bright pink flower clusters that cover the branch tips nearly year-round in mild climates. Bronze new foliage matures to glossy green. A great heat-resilient tropical plant for use in borders or as a patio specimen. Well-suited to containers - indoors or out. Evergreen in frost-free areas.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical PronunciationJAT-roh-fuh in-teg-er-EE-muh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide in natural form; 8 to 10 ft. tall as a patio tree.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Poolside, Specimen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Passion Vine (Passiflora); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Plumbago (Plumbago)

Grows easily in a wide range of soils, provided it is well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Protect from frost; may be overwintered indoors in colder zones. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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