Royal Robe Paraguay Nightshade
Solanum rantonnetii 'Royal Robe'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||so-LAY-num ran-ton-NET-tee|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring through fall.|
|Design Ideas||Plant this showy shrub where you can admire the large, fragrant flowers appearing summer through autumn. Needs full sun and room to spread. Works well in the mixed border or as the center shrub, surrounded with edging plants.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Cordyline (Cordyline); Lantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Salvia (Salvia)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11