Red Champa – Plumeria Alba (Red) – Frangipani
Plumeria Alba is a species of flowering plant native to Mexico, Central America, and Venezuela. A plumeria is a fast-growing tropical tree that produces masses of fragrant blooms between March and October. A small tree, the plumeria reaches heights of about 30 feet at maturity. Also known as frangipani, a plumeria is a warm-climate plant hardy suitable to the Indian climate.
Although the plant won’t tolerate freezing winter climates, it can be planted in a container and brought indoors when the weather turns cold. Plumeria grow profusely in Hawaii, and is a popular flower choice for leis.