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Jatropha Integerrima Flower


Jatropha Integerrima Flower

Jatropha integerrima also known as Peregrina or Spicy jatropha, is a great small tree that is a nectar plant for butterflies and it even flowers in shady locations! Jatropha integerrima grows 1.5mx1.5m tall. Small reddish pink flower with five narrow rounded separated petals and conspicuous anthers; borne in long-stemmed terminal cymes. Another form is a small light pink cup-shaped flower with rounded petals and conspicuous yellow anthers. A shrub with variable leaf forms which are often fiddle-shaped.

Full sun, fairly hardy. Requires pruning, evergreen. This plant flowers almost all year round with attractive clusters of cup-shaped red flowers at the tip of the branches. Jatropha integerrima, blooms in sun or shade and has gorgeous red flowers. The seeds are poisonous if eaten though.

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