Plumeria cv ‘Moir’

Few plumeria cultivar names are so frequently mispronounced. ‘Moir’ is an Hawaiian name adopted from French. In English, it’s pronounced as if it were spelled Moyer, it would rhyme with lawyer, as moy would rhyme with boy.

Petal Shading

  • Top: The center (base of petal) is Orange 24A, the rest is white overlaid with grainy Red-Purple 64D increasing in density to a stripe on the right.
  • Bottom: A Red-Purple 59D stripe on the left, then white with a hint of grainy red-purple to near pure white on the right.



  • Flower Width: 10 cm
  • Texture: Delicate
  • Tendency to Fade: Moderate
  • Petal Type: Elliptic, somewhat pointed tip
  • Fragrance: Floral sweet
  • Intenstiy of Fragrance: Mild


  • Color: Light yellowish green, slightly glossy
  • Texture: Flexible
  • Leaf Border Color: Red
  • Petiole Color: Golden green
  • Shape: Oblanceolate, acuminate tip
  • Length: 32 cm
  • Width: 11 cm


  • Pollen Parent: Unknown
  • Seed Parent: Unknown
  • Deciduous
  • Seed production: Average
  • Branching: Good
  • Growth habit: Upright, lanky
  • Measured Trunk Circumference: 26 cm

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