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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.  

 
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 description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We also try to incorporate comments received from others and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Cestrum elegans var. smithii.