Medinilla cumingii
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Medinilla cumingii

Regular price $100.00 $0.00 Unit price per
Common name: Chandelier Tree
Special Notes: Full size tropical Medinilla from the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Beautiful pink flowers in 10” clusters slowly darken and form blue berries that provides a show from winter through fall. Large, deeply veined leaves grow from square stems. Can be grown outdoors if protected from frost, but it needs warmth and water most of the year.

Family: Melastomataceae
Native to: Philippines
Form: Epiphyte
Size: 6’ high
Flowers: Pink with purple on pink stems
Light: Partial shade
Water: Keep moist
Hardiness: Hardy to 35°F
Soil: Well-draining soil