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Duranta Geisha Girl in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Duranta repens 'Geisha Girl'

 

Duranta 'Geisha Girl'

Duranta is a species of flowering shrub, widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical gardens. It can grow to 6 m (20 ft) tall and can spread to an equal width. There are a wide variety of cultivars available. Orchid-like flowers may be light blue to light purple in color. 'Geisha Girl' grows to 2.5 metres tall and wide, with pendulous sprays of flowers from spring to autumn. The flowers are purple-blue edged with white and are followed by orange berries.

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plant Features
  • Duranta Geisha Girl likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Duranta Geisha Girl likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Duranta Geisha Girl is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Duranta Geisha Girl likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Duranta 'Geisha Girl'

Latin name

Duranta repens 'Geisha Girl'

type

Tender perennial

family

Verbenaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Duranta Geisha Girl likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Duranta Geisha Girl is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Duranta Geisha Girl likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    Duranta Geisha Girl likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Duranta Geisha Girl is 2.50meters x 2.50meters 2.50 M 2.50 M

Duranta repens 'Geisha Girl'

Duranta is a species of flowering shrub, widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical gardens. It can grow to 6 m (20 ft) tall and can spread to an equal width. There are a wide variety of cultivars available. Orchid-like flowers may be light blue to light purple in color. 'Geisha Girl' grows to 2.5 metres tall and wide, with pendulous sprays of flowers from spring to autumn. The flowers are purple-blue edged with white and are followed by orange berries.


Planting in containers

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

If you live in an area where Duranta plants are treated as annuals, a large container is a fantastic place to grow the plant. When the weather becomes chilly, you can bring the plant inside and place it near a south-facing window for beautiful color all winter long. It is especially important to keep soil light if you are planting in a container. Add some course gravel into your potting compost to improve drainage.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Duranta plants prefer rich organic soil that is somewhat loamy and drains well. Be sure that your container has plenty of drainage holes. If planting in the ground, choose a location that receives full to part sun for best flowering display. Allow plenty of room for this tropical beauty to spread out. It is important to water frequently while the plant is establishing.

 

Propagation

From Early Spring TO Mid Summer

Duranta propagation is fairly easy using a piece of the woody limb (hardwood cutting) taken in the summer. Dip the end of 6-inch piece of limb into rooting compound and plant. Roots will establish fairly quickly. Seeds are also available and also seem to do well.

 
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