The Mussaenda Bush Puts on a Colorful Show
The Mussaenda is an evergreen tropical shrub available in a brilliant array of colors. A member of the family that includes the Gardenia, Ixora and Penta, the Messaenda blooms profusely throughout the warmer months.
The bush can grow from 2 to 15 ft. It prefers part shade to full sun. Make sure to keep soil consistently moist. If temperatures begin to dip below 50 degrees, it’s best to bring the plant indoors.