Project Description

Jatropha integerrima: Jatropha

-Light Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
-Water Req: Low
-Height: 6-8 ft.   
-Growth Rate: Moderate    
Jatropha is a spectacular, evergreen shrub that displays beautiful clusters of red, star-shaped flowers all year long. This unique looking perennial is drought tolerant and can be used as an accent plant or for mixing into a hedge border. Jatropha is also suitable for growing in containers. For best appearance, fertilize Jatropha 3 times per year in spring, summer and fall with a quality granular fertilizer and supplement feedings with bonemeal or liquid fertilizer for increased blooms.  Attracts butterflies.