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Common name:
Wrightia Variegata
Trees, Shrubs
Apocynaceae or Plumeria or Oleander family
Sun growing, Semi shade
Normal, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
April, May, June, July
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Foliage color:
Variegated, Green, White
Plant Height or length:
1 to 2 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
50 cms to 100 cms
Plant Form:
Spreading, Upright or Erect

Plant Description:

-Wrightia religiosa variegata, also known as the variegated Indian ink plant or variegated water pearl, is a variegated cultivar of the species Wrightia religiosa. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree that can grow to a height of about 15-20 feet. The leaves are oval and glossy, with cream or yellow variegation along the edges or throughout the leaf. The plant produces small, white, star-shaped flowers in clusters. It is often used as an ornamental plant and can be grown in a range of soils and climates, including tropical, subtropical, and semi-arid regions. It prefers full sun to partial shade and moderate water. Pruning is necessary to keep the plant bushier. It's a popular bonsai material and also used as hedge. It can be propagated by semi-hardwood cuttings or air layering.

Growing tips:

Wrightia religiosa variegata is a relatively low-maintenance plant, but it does require proper care to thrive. Here are some tips on how to care for the plant:

  • Light: It prefers full sun to partial shade. If grown in partial shade, the variegation may be less pronounced.

  • Water: The plant should be kept consistently moist, but not waterlogged. It's a drought tolerant plant but regular watering will help it to produce more flower.

  • Soil: It prefers well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. The pH of the soil should be slightly acidic to neutral.

  • Temperature: It is tolerant to a wide range of temperatures, however it may not tolerate frost, so it's best to protect it from the cold.

  • Fertilizer: Feed the plant with balanced organic fertilizers during the growing season (spring and summer) will help to produce more flowers.

  • Pruning: Regular pruning will keep the plant bushier and promote new growth. Prune the plant after it has finished flowering to shape it and maintain its size.

  • Pest & Disease: It's quite resistant to pests and diseases, however watch out for spider mites, scale insects and mealybugs.

By following these care tips, your Wrightia religiosa variegata should grow healthy and bloom well.



Wrightia religiosa variegata, also known as the variegated Indian ink plant, is a beautiful and versatile ornamental plant that can offer many benefits. Here are a few of them:

  • Ornamental value: The plant's glossy, variegated leaves and small, white flowers make it a striking addition to any garden or landscape. It's a popular bonsai material and also used as hedge.

  • Air purification: The plant has been found to help remove toxins from the air, making it a great choice for indoor gardening or for use as a patio or balcony plant.

  • Medicinal value: The plant has a long history of use in traditional medicine, particularly in Ayurveda, where it is believed to have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. The extract of leaves has showed potential as wound healing agent, antimicrobial and anticancer properties.

  • Tolerance: The plant is relatively drought tolerant and can grow well in a range of soils and climates, making it a good choice for gardeners in areas with limited water resources.

  • Low maintenance: The plant is relatively low maintenance, and it's quite resistant to pests and diseases, which makes it easy to care for.

In addition to the benefits listed above, Wrightia religiosa variegata is a hardy, versatile and attractive plant that can add beauty and function to any garden or landscape.