Ixora: Taiwan Red Latin Name: Ixora taiwanensis ‘Petite Red’
The Basics Petite Red Dwarf Ixora is an evergreen shrub that averages 18 to 24 inches in height with a comparable spread.It’s much smaller than the species. It’s a very compact, dense and dwarf multi-branched shrub. It has a moderate growth rate.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full Sun Amount of Water: Water regularly as needed Soil Conditions: Acidic; Well drained Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11
The Care Prune Ixora after blooming slows in late autumn or anytime the shrub looks untidy. Prune each shoot down to just one bud or prune the shrub as needed to create the size and shape desired. Izora shrubs tolerate pruning well and can be trimmed back by several inches without harm. However, many gardeners prefer to leave the shrub unsheared for a more natural appearance.