Crossandra nilotica

Species

  • Crossandra
  • Crossandra brachystachys
  • Crossandra acuminata
  • Crossandra acuminata
  • Crossandra rhynchocarpa
  • Crossandra smithii

Tags

tropicals and tender perennials

Crossandra nilotica, otherwise known as crossandra, is a tropicals and tender perennials plant species native to Florida.

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Appearance

Bloom color
orange
yellowGreen
gold
Foliage
Evergreen

Space

Dimensions

Crossandra nilotica can grow from 0.6m to 0.9mm tall
0.6m to 0.9m
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Spacing
0.45
0.6

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Wet

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.1
7.5

Time

Bloom
Late Winter
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall
Early Winter
Bloom Time
Non-patented

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Patent information
From softwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost