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Wrightia cultivar

Family Name: Apocynaceae
Full Sun Semi Shade Moderate Water Ornamental Leaves Shrub


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet Type

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Shrub
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial


Native Distribution Of horticultural origin
Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Compact shrub to 2m tall 
Foliage Leaves very pale green - white, 3- 5cm long by 1.5 - 3cm wide. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Moist Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens, Container Planting

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Pest(s) Sucking Insects
Propagation Method Stem Cutting


Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Cream / Off-White, Green - Light Green, White
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth

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Master ID 32363
Species ID 6774
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.