Belonging to the Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow) genus, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow has a botanical name of Brunfelsia pauciflora. The botanical name epithet pauciflora means 'few-flowered'.
Small perennial evergreen shrub suitable for the conservatory or greenhouse in cooler climates. It has a compact habit with woody stems. It is grown for its flowers that fade from purple to almost white over three days.
The leaves are large smooth lanceolate and slightly fleshy or thicker than expected
Fruits are dark green to black berries, containing small seeds
Brazil is believed to be where Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow originates from.
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow is known to be toxic to humans and/or animals, so be careful where you position and how you handle this plant.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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Slow growing. Dislikes full sun and is relatively pest free. Spray foliage with water to increase humidity during active growth periods
Can be started from soft wood cuttings
See our list of companion Plants for Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
Needs light for germination. Used well drained compost, germination slow and irregularSoil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.
Pot on when the roots are seen at the bottom of the pot. Ericaceous compost with a little added vermiculite for drainage
Can be grown outside in sunny frost free position
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow plants:
Spider mite if allowed to become too dry
Yesterday Today Tomorrow describes the colour fading and changing,dark violet to blue and then to white, although each bloom lasts more than three days!
Not unexpectedly, as it is classified ‘Solanaceae’ ,the berries of Brunfelsia are poisonous. Dogs rats and mice,have been noted as being suceptable and although human poisoning has not been recorded care should be taken in a home with young children and pets.
Brunfelsia pauciflora (Cham. & Schltdl.) Benth. var. calycina (Benth.) J.A. Schmidt
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