Genus of mostly evergreen and more rarely deciduous shrubs, native to warm areas of America. They feature malodorant and toxic leaves and fragrant flowers.
Latin name: Cestrum roseum
Grow in groups and free hedges.
Propagated by semi-woody cuttings in summer.
Deciduous species require hard pruning in winter, whereas deciduous species merely need trimming.
No disease problems.
Evergreen shrub with fuchsia-coloured flowers.