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Brunfelsia pauciflora 'Compacta' is a dwarf variety of the popular Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow plant. It is an evergreen small shrub growing to 2 metres, and the flowers open purple, fade to mauve and then white, giving a three coloured effect when flowering. It flowers from spring to autumn in warmer areas. The flowers are borne on the terminals of the branches, so trimming to form a dense shrub will improve the flowering.
It is suited to full sun to part shade.
The seed and parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested.
Flower colour: purple, mauve, white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
The flowers are perfumed
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6-7.5
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.