Plumeria cv ‘Kauka Wilder’
This cultivar is named for Dr. Wilder. The Hawaiian word for doctor is kauka and is pronounced Kow-ka.
- Top: Yellow 7A center (base) is quickly overlaid with grainy and veiny Red-Purple 64B that becomes more intense and less grainy toward the tip and right side.
- Bottom: A Red-Purple 64B stripe on the left, then pale and grainy Red-Purple 64B with white veins for most of the balance of the petal. A patch of Yellow 7A in the lower right merges with the red-purple yielding an orange appearance.
- Flower Width: 10 cm
- Texture: Good
- Tendency to Fade: Moderate
- Petal Type: Elliptical, somewhat pointed
- Fragrance: Fruity
- Intenstiy of Fragrance: Strong
- Color: Green
- Texture: Rigid
- Leaf Border Color: Red
- Petiole Color: Green, red tint
- Shape: Oblanceolate, acuminate tip
- Length: 35 cm
- Width: 11 cm
- Pollen Parent: Unknown
- Seed Parent: Unknown
- Seed production: Average
- Branching: Fair to good
- Growth habit: Upright, dense
- Measured Trunk Circumference: 73 cm