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Plant Countdown to Members' Day Plant Sale - Day 4

Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:37:06 AM

Brunfelsia plicata is a small, erect eight-foot shrub endemic to Jamaica. The sturdy, dark green leaves make a good background for the showy, white flowers. Appearing in profusion several times during the year, they waft forth a spicy, clove-like fragrance at dusk. Stems tend to be upright, but the uppermost ends of the branches cascade down, giving the plant a vase-like shape. Grow it where it will receive morning sun and afternoon shade.  (May be seen in Fairchild in plots 52 and 27.)

 

 

 

 

 


 

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