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Bring the Beauty of Butterflies to Your Garden with Ixora x Hybrida Var Butterfly Plants

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Ixora Butterfly
Shrubs, Groundcovers
Rubiaceae or Ixora and Pentas family

Introduction to Ixora x hybrida var Butterfly Plant

Ixora x hybrida var Butterfly Plant, commonly known as Butterfly Ixora, is a hybrid variety of flowering shrub belonging to the Rubiaceae family. It is known for its vibrant and attractive flowers that attract butterflies and other pollinators, making it an excellent addition to gardens and landscapes.

Plant Information

  • Botanical Name: Ixora x hybrida var Butterfly
  • Family: Rubiaceae
  • Common Names: Butterfly Ixora, Hybrid Ixora
  • Plant Type: Flowering shrub
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11
  • Height: 3-6 feet
  • Spread: 3-5 feet

Plantation and Growing Conditions

  1. Location: Butterfly Ixora prefers a sunny or partially shaded location in the garden, with well-drained soil.
  2. Soil: The plant thrives in well-drained, fertile soil with a pH range of 5.5 to 6.5. Amend the soil with organic matter, such as compost or peat moss, to improve drainage and fertility.
  3. Watering: Water the plant regularly to maintain consistent moisture, especially during the growing season. Do not allow the soil to dry out completely or become waterlogged.
  4. Temperature: Ixora x hybrida var Butterfly Plant is sensitive to cold temperatures and frost. It is best suited for regions with mild winters or can be grown in containers and moved indoors during colder months.
  5. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer once every 2-3 months during the growing season.

Care and Maintenance

  1. Pruning: Prune Butterfly Ixora after flowering to maintain its shape and encourage bushier growth. Remove any dead or damaged branches as needed.
  2. Pests and Diseases: The plant may be susceptible to common pests such as aphids, scale insects, and spider mites. Treat with insecticidal soap or neem oil as needed. Watch out for fungal diseases, such as leaf spot or root rot, and treat with fungicides if necessary.
  3. Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

Benefits of Ixora x hybrida var Butterfly Plant

  1. Ornamental Value: The vibrant, colorful flowers of Butterfly Ixora add visual interest to gardens and landscapes.
  2. Attracts Pollinators: The plant's flowers attract butterflies, bees, and other pollinators, promoting biodiversity and supporting the ecosystem.
  3. Low Maintenance: Once established, Ixora x hybrida var Butterfly Plant requires minimal care and is relatively easy to maintain.
  4. Versatility: The plant can be used as a specimen, border, or foundation planting, or in mixed flower beds and containers.