Yellow Ixora (Ixora coccinea var. coccinea)Freedom Island Trail (Rail Road), Parañaque, Metro Manila
Ixora coccinea var. coccinea is known to be native in the Asia region, whose name was derived from the Sanskrit word “Iswara” that means god. Ixora is a tropical to semi-tropical shrub that often grows annually in a temperate and cooler climate. It is a dense, multi-branched evergreen shrub, commonly 4–6 ft in height, but capable of reaching up to 12 ft high. It has a rounded form, with a spread that may exceed its height.