Plumeria rubra 'Hawaiian Ruby' is a fragrant frangipani that hails from Mexico, Central America, Colombia and Venezuela. It is also known as a pagoda tree. In the wild this is a deciduous perennial shrub and it can grow up to 8m tall.
The flowers cluster together at the tips of the branches and the outside of the petals are reddish coloured. They emerge before the leaves in spring.
The leaves are a matt green, leathery texture.
The fragrant flowering tree has been used to scent perfumery since the 16th century.
These exotic plants should be treated as a house plant in the UK.
They like high light levels.
Need well-drained compost.
Feed during the growing season.
Plants are approximately 75cm tall including the pot.