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Plumeria obtusa - Frangipani 'Singapore'

Genus: Plumeria.

Species: Plumeria obtusa.

Common name: Singapore Frangipani
Botanic name: Plumeria obtusa 'Singapore'
Family: Apocynaceae

This is one of the evergreen species of frangipani. The leaves are glossy and dark green and the flowers are white with a yellow tinge. Latex present, may produce blisters on sensitive skin.

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade
Origin: Central America

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub or small tree, up to 15 feet tall (4.5 m), or more; dark, shiny, leathery, blunt ended leaves, 6 to 10 inches long (15-25 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water. Needs good drainage, and moist soil

Propagation: Cuttings

Photos of this plant

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