Plumeria pudica belongs to the Plumeria (Apocynaceae) family and can be found in Panama, Colombia, and Venezuela. The flowers of this prolific bloomer are white with a yellow centre, and the leaves are curved like a cobra's hood.]
- Requires 5-6 hours direct sunlight
- Daily watering
- Pruning encourages bushy growth
- Plumeria shed their leaves in winter and go in dormancy, starts giving out new leaves in spring
- Easy propagation through cuttings
- Feed your plant with high phosphorus fertilizer before summer for profused flowering
- Plumeria prefer light soil with good drainage, avoid clay soils
- Store in a pot
- Its root bark is used in the treatment of blennorrhagia, herpes, and syphilis.
- Plumeria blossoms are fragrant and appealing additions to the house or garden.
- The latex extracted from the stem is used to treat ulcers and dartre (skin diseases)
- A complicated pectoral syrup is made with flowers.
Botanical Name: Nerium oleander
Plant Type: Flowering Plant
- Outdoor Plant
- Attractive Flowers