Japanese Lantern

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Plumeria cv ‘Japanese Lantern’

P.’Japanese Lantern’ is noted for its huge pendant clusters of flowers.

Petal Shading

  • Top: Red-Purple 60D. Center is Orange-Red 35A and is overlaid with grainy Red-Purple 60D.
  • Bottom: A Red-Purple 60D stripe, Then grainy and veiny Red-Purple 60D on white. A tiny patch of orange purple is found in the lower right.



  • Flower Width: 9.5 cm
  • Texture: Delicate
  • Tendency to Fade: Moderate
  • Petal Type: Narrow elliptical, somewhat twisted and reflexed, pointed tip
  • Fragrance: Plumeria
  • Intenstiy of Fragrance: Mild


  • Color: Light green
  • Texture: Flexible
  • Leaf Border Color: Red
  • Petiole Color: Green, red tint
  • Shape: Slightly oblanceolate, slightly acuminate tip
  • Length: 31 cm
  • Width: 8.5 cm


  • Pollen Parent: Unknown
  • Seed Parent: Unknown
  • Deciduous
  • Seed production: Average
  • Branching: Good
  • Growth habit: Upright, slightly dense and rangy
  • Measured Trunk Circumference: 28 cm

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