Ixora plants do not require any introduction to the people living in Florida. It is also known by its common names, such as the flame of the woods and jungle flame. This tropical to semi-tropical evergreen shrub is perfect for growing in landscapes in USDA zones 9 or more. Ixora flowering plants are popular for their clusters of brightly colored flowers, which bloom throughout the year in shades of red, orange, pink, and yellow. The flowers are surrounded by glossy, dark green leaves that add to the plant’s ornamental value.