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Products > Plants - Browse By Plant Category > Shrub > Cestrum elegans var. smithii
 
Cestrum elegans var. smithii - Pink Cestrum

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Solanaceae (Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: 8-10 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Cestrum elegans var. smithii (Pink Cestrum) - A climbing evergreen shrub growing to 8 to 10 feet which has an arching habit that is conducive to espaliering. Clusters of pink flowers bloom at the ends of the branches. The peak flowering period is from spring through summer. Red berries follow the bloom. Plant in sun or part shade and water regularly. It is hardy to about 25-30 degrees F.  This information is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of it in our nursery of crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we have visited. We will incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Cestrum elegans var. smithii.