White Wing Mussaenda or Poinsettia Plant

Scientific Name: Mussaenda luteola

Tropical shrub from Tropical Asia, quite adaptable and hardy here
Grows 4-6′ tall producing clusters of small yellow flowers surrounded by creamy-white wing like bracts.
Flowers produced heavily June to frost
Grow in full sun to light shade and plant in well-drained soils
Plant in sheltered areas around the garden that are protected from a hard freeze
Run soils dry in winter to preserve root health

Uses: Accent plant in part shaded areas, good container plant

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant