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Plumeria rubra

Large dark pink to red flowers. Magnificent fragrance and a robust vigorous plant.

Deliciously fragrant Frangipani thrive in the warmer climates. In cooler areas grow them in pots against a warm masonry wall, in a north facing position and protect from frost. Once established they require little water. Keep dry in Winter.

Supplied as a dormant plant in a 120mm pot.

Orders containing this item will be dispatched from early November.

  • Require little water once established
  • Suitable for areas with full sun
  • Ideal in pots or containers
  • Suitable to cut for vases
  • Grows 1.5-3m wide
  • Grows to 2-6m high
  • Summer

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Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-October to January, unless sold out.


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Common Name: FRANGIPANI Also known as TempleTree
Botanical Name: Plumeria obtusa, P rubra
Family Name: Apocynaceae
Plant Type: Deciduous shrub to small tree
Size: Can get to 8m H
Flowering: Early Summer
Positioning: Full Sun to Part Shade
General Information: These legendary flowers bring a heady, romantic fragrance to the garden, as well as a wide choice of warm, tropical colours. Frangipanis will grow and flower well as far south as Sydney and Perth, particularly in
coastal gardens. In colder or inland areas grow them in pots against a warm masonry wall, in a north facing position and protect them from frost.
Soil: Very well drained fertile soil.
Watering: Water occassionally during the warmer months (leave them to nature in the cooler months). Drought tolerant but will perform best when watered weekly. In pots, allow potting mix to dry out between waterings, and allow plants to dry out whilst dormant.
Fertilising: Fertilise regularly from when new growth appears in warmer months. Prefers a high phosphate fertiliser for strong root growth which will in turn promote the most blooms.
Pruning: Prune to shape if required.
Likes: Warm conditions. Dislikes: Wet feet.
Pests: Relatively pest and disease free, but will defoliate when cold. “Black tip” fungus can occur after frosts and is treated by pruning to below the affected wood. Cleaning up and disposing of leaves after leaf drop will assist preventing the spread of any disease.
Tips: Also perform exceptionally well in a large container. Transplant Frangipani or prune them when dormant in the cooler months.