Yesterday – Today – Tomorrow’
USES: Tropical effect through its continual flower display. Does well as a shrub, hedge, foundation plant, container plant, understorey plant, in courtyards and in mixed borders.
SIZE: Grows 2 – 3.5m tall with a 2-3m spread.
LOCATION: Full sun to light partial shade. Prefers high humidity and does well in coastal areas.
SOIL: Best in an organically enriched free draining fertile soil with a pH 6.1 – 7.5, mildly acidic to alkaline. Will show leaf chlorosis, particularly Fe if soil is too alkaline or saline.
FERTILISER: Apply a slow release 19:6:12 NPK annually in spring.
WATER: Keep soil moist. Not drought tolerant. Does not accept over irrigation or waterlogging.