Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Brunfelsia pauciflora)

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Plant Features

Yesterday, today and tomorrow gets its unusual common name from the fact that its blooms open purple and change color every day depending on how long the flower has been open. The pansy-like flowers start out purple, then fade to lavender and on the third day the flower turns white. These tropical shrubs grow 4-8 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide. In the North, you can grow yesterday, today, and tomorrow as a beautiful tropical container garden plant.

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Growing Instructions

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow enjoys part shade but can handle full sun if it gets enough moisture. During cold weather, the plant might die back. If this happens, simply cut away the dead branches and it should return in the spring. Feed with an all-purpose landscape fertilizer and never let the plant dry out completely. Note: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow is not intended for human or animal consumption.
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  • Light

    Outside: Part sun

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  • Special Features

    Attracts butterflies

    Fragrant flowers/foliage

Complement your Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Hibiscus, Tropical
Hibiscus makes a good partner for brunfelsia because they both are tropical in nature.