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This particular variety of plumeria just wants to crawl along the ground.  This particular plant is growing in the brick planter above.  It's limbs eventually hang over the side and grow down under the weight until they hit the ground and start crawling.  I've removed many sections since I planted it because they eventually get in the way.  It is a hybrid a friend's wife created.  Don't ask me what the parent plants were as I don't recall.  She named it San Diego Sunset, because their home and garden is right above the south end of the San Diego Bay and the various hues of white, pink, orange and yellow reminded them of the sunsets.

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The Silent Seed

I love anything funky - and this definitely fits the bill! 

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NOT A TA

I like that! Does it root itself as it crawls?

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16 hours ago, NOT A TA said:

Does it root itself as it crawls?

No rooting as it crawls, but it is one of the easiest plumeria to start from cuttings that I have ever grown.  Some years it holds its leaves year round in this climate unlike other varieties growing in my yard, and its flowering season starts early and lasts late (translated it doesn't need as many long days of heat as some other varieties.  The down side is that when grown in a pot its propensity to want to crawl results in the pots often tipping over if its growth isn't balanced in the pot.

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Tracy

Some better shots of the flowers up higher in the planter.

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