Brunfelsia grandiflora blooms in the dryer winter months and during the wet season, it grows profusely. During the winter months/dry season, nutrients are not as plentiful. In reaction to this, the plant enters a “dormant” stage. This is when growth stops and its flowers bloom for pollination. When the wet months roll back around and nourishment is readily available, the plant just grows continuously.


It is able to grow in acidic soil: sand/loam, and is considered a hearty plant. Kiss Me Quick uses its coloration to entice insects, particularly butterflies, to pollinate them. The plants are completely poisonous, which serves as a very good defense against predation. So much so that, according to Edward Gilfman of EDIS, the plants really have no pest problems.

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