Cestrum ‘Newellii’

Red Cestrum
Red Cestrum
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

6-8′ x 6-8′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium Water

Bloom Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Flower Color

Red

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies

Container Sizes

#1, #5

Natural Growth Habit

Upright

Sunset Garden Zones

13, 17, 19-24

Cestrum ‘Newellii’ (sometimes called Red Cestrum) is an upright growing evergreen shrub reaching 6 to 8 ft. with dark green foliage. The branch tips hold clusters of showy crimson red flowers almost year round in Southern California. The flowers are followed by red-purple berries. Grows in full sun with regular irrigation.

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