Ixora Rugimini, also referred to by a number of other names, including “West Indian Jasmine”, “Jungle Flame” is a medium size multi-branch evergreen flowering shrub, with glossy- leathery oval size leaves that are an average size of 3 to 6 inches. The stem of the plant is usually woody. And if the conditions are ideal it can produce small tubular, scarlet flowers in dense rounded clusters of different colors almost all year long.
The Ixora Rugimini plant is useful in multiple ways. Indians are using the Ixora plant as a medical plant traditionally, especially in Ayurveda medicines. Diseases like tuberculosis, gonorrhea, and dysentery can be treated with the juice of fruit and leaves of this plant. These plant flowers are also commonly used in Hindu worship and temples. Its beautiful flower makes it the most preferable ornamental item in houses, and gardens. People use this plant as hedges on boundaries also. It is an attractive flowering shrub that draws the attention of bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
You can Style this pretty flowering plant in various types of beautiful planters like in round shaped wooden or ceramic planters and place this plant at various locations in your house, such as roof-garden, windows, and balconies. And you can also use these plants for boundaries as hedges, the alluring flowers will make it a hundred times better. But please make sure, the placing area has to have easy access to strong sunlight.
With the botanical name “Ixora” it is a member of the Rubiaceae family, and native to the tropical and subtropical areas of Asia. This shrub holds around 500+ species. And you can find these plants mostly in South Asian Regions. It can be growing up to 4-6 feet in height and 6-8 feet wide.
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