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What is a dwarf ixora?

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A dwarf ixora is a flowering evergreen shrub, popular in South Florida for gardens or tropical beds in both informal and formal landscape designs. It produces lush, gorgeous flowers most of the year, and is compact and easy to care for.

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Popular as a dependable bloomer, especially during warmer months, the dwarf ixora thrives in the sun and fits any size landscape. For the highest level of color, it is often planted in groups or rows. The clustered blooms, covering almost the entire plant, attract butterflies. Pink, white and orange dwarf ixora colors are available, but the red is hardiest in cooler weather. These plants have small leaves like boxwood that may drop off during unusually cold weather.

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