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Luculia ‘Fragrant Cloud’

Botanical name: Luculia gratissima
Family: Rubiaceae
Plant type: Evergreen perennial.
Size (HxW): 3m x 1.5m
Depth and spacing: Plant to the same depth as in the pot with roots spread evenly below soil surface. Plant 1.5m apart.
Watering: Keep well watered until established, then only occasionally if rainfall is low.
Frost tolerance: Frost tender (avoid planting in frost prone positions).
Flowering time: Autumn to winter. The flowers are highly fragrant.
Planting time: Anytime
Soil: A well drained, humus rich soil is ideal.
Climate: Cool to Sub-Tropical.
Aspect: Full sun provides the best results.
Fertilizer: Apply a well-balanced fertilizer in winter before the growing season.
After flowering care: Lightly prune to shape.
Comments: This highly fragrant plant should be positioned near doorways or windows so the delicious scent can travel through the house.

Last Reviewed: 10/27/2004 2:47:49 PM
Keywords: Luculia ‘Fragrant Cloud’, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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