Jungle Geranium, also known as Ixora, is a tropical shrub native to Southeast Asia and India. It is a popular ornamental plant that is grown for its beautiful clusters of bright, showy flowers in shades of red, orange, pink, yellow, and white. The flowers have four petals and are often arranged in tight clusters that can range in size from a few inches to over a foot in diameter.
Jungle Geranium is a hardy plant that can tolerate a range of growing conditions. It prefers a warm and humid environment, but it can also grow in cooler climates with proper care. It requires well-drained soil and regular watering, but it can be sensitive to overwatering or drought conditions. It can also benefit from regular fertilization with a balanced fertilizer.
The leaves of Jungle Geranium are glossy and dark green, with a leathery texture. The plant can grow up to 6 feet tall and wide, but it can be pruned to maintain a smaller size and shape. It is commonly used as a hedge or border plant, and it can also be grown in pots or containers for a colorful addition to patios or balconies.
Jungle Geranium is a popular plant for attracting pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds, and it is also relatively pest and disease resistant. It is a beautiful and low-maintenance plant that can add a touch of tropical flair to any garden or landscape.