What are these plants called?

soundgarden(z8/ New Orleans, La)October 21, 2004

I've been seeing these plants all over the city, at the zoo, etc and I have no idea what they are.

The flower is like a hydrangea because it is a 'snowball' of tiny flower clusters, but the flowers are either bright orange, yellow or red. (these are the only colors I've seen so far.

I'm pretty sure that it's a plant and not a shrub.

Any clue?

Thanks, Annie

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Django(z9 LA)

Ixora? Cashmere Bouquet?

    Bookmark   October 21, 2004 at 3:35PM
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live_oak_lady(Zone 9)

Probably Ixora. I think I have a photo and don't know how to post on the forum. If you e-mail me I will send it to you.

Coleen

    Bookmark   October 21, 2004 at 10:15PM
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soundgarden(z8/ New Orleans, La)

That's what it was, Ixora. Thanks.
Are they native plants?
Annie

    Bookmark   October 22, 2004 at 9:52AM
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Django(z9 LA)

I believe that they are native to Hawaii.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2004 at 6:40PM
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