Mussaenda- Assorted Varieties
Common Name: Tropical Dogwood
Origin: African and Asian tropics
Light: Full sun to partial
Water: Well-drained soil
Comments: Mussaendas can be a very rewarding tropical that flower throughout the warmest months of the year. It can be grown as a scrambling climber but is more commonly pruned to maintain a shrub form. The flower is a cream to yellow colored star-like bloom that stands boldly against the colorful bracts. Varieties range in flower color from white to red to pinks.