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Cestrum elegans (Invader) : fact sheet


Species name:
Cestrum elegans (Invader)
Common names:
Butterfly Flower, Red Cestrum ,Crimson cestrum
Description:
Invader1-Crimson Cestrum Shrub Very Tall

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 700cm
Width:
Less than 300cm
Sun:
Partial sun or Partial shade
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Tender
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Very Tall - below 700cm ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Windbreak ,Attract Butterflies ,Attract Birds
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive ,Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Redish/Pinkish Tones
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Flowers-Good cut flower
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.) ,Autumn/Fall (Mar.-May)
Features:
Fast Growing ,Invasive-Known to be
Foliage:
Evergreen

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