Plumeria pudica “Everlasting Love”
Fast becoming Queenslands most fashionable plant, the pudica are unique with elongated spoon-shaped leaves and large clusters of white flowers, blooms lasting much longer than common frangipanis. Also commonly known as the “Hammerhead” frangipani, or “Bridal Bouquet”.
Although small young plants may lose their leaves during cold winter months, more
established trees in the ground will keep their foliage green all year.
Like all Plumeria, good drainage is important, and a good feed of slow
release fertiliser during spring will only enhance the pudica and show
signs of rapid growth during the summer months.
Plumeria pudica thrives in a subtropical climate. Further south, it
requires protection from the cold, especially frost, where it is
advisable to be kept indoors during dormancy. Plumeria pudica is very
suited to growing in large pots or containers, and is one of the very few rust resistant frangipanis.
Due to its popularity, the plumeria pudica is our only variety
available in 6 sizes, i.e., 125mm, 200mm, 300mm, 400mm, 45 & 75 litre
Also now available in Australia, only introduced the past few years is
the Plumeria pink pudica , a variegated leaved pudica commonly known as
“Golden Arrow” or “Gilded Spoon”, also a pink flowering hybrid produced
in Thailand, where it is called Sri Supakorn or simply Pink pudica
Although slightly different shaped leaves than the white pudica, it is
very similar with very large clusters of pale pink flowers with a very