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'Orange peel cestrum' is a Cestrum variety in the Cestrum genus with a scientific name of Cestrum. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Orange peel and   Gr 2 Paint Orange and   Chrome yellow, and typically produces a medium jasmine fragrance. The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 5. Leaves appear approximately as a   Grade 1 Paint Green and   Kelly green colour.

This intriguing night-scented Jessamine is a hybrid of two species from the West Indies, C. diurnum and C. nocturnum. Produces small tubular flowers a glowing mid-orange and are held in clusters. Very attractive during the day and fragrant by night. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Orange Peel Cestrum may die back in cold winters but will grow back and reach six feet in a single season.1

Prone to mealy bug infestations.

This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Orange peel cestrum is known for growing with a clump-forming habit to a height of approximately 1.83 metres (that's 5.94 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early autumn.

Guatemala is believed to be where Orange peel cestrum originates from.

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How to grow Orange peel cestrum

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Prune in late winter or spring.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Orange peel cestrum is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Orange peel cestrum are Zone 8 and Zone 11.

Growing Orange peel cestrum from seed

Transplanting Orange peel cestrum

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Orange peel cestrum is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Orange peel cestrum

Other Names for Cestrum 'Orange peel cestrum'