Bouvardia is a genus of plants in the Rubiaceae family. It includes around 50 species of evergreen shrubs and herbs that are native to Central America and Mexico.
The shape of this plant’s flower gives it the common names Hummingbird Flower and Trumpetellia. They reach heights of between 0.6 and 1.5 m. The dark green leaves are opposite or whorled, oval to lance-shaped, 3 to 11 cm long.
The flowers are borne in terminal clusters, usually with many flowers. The corolla has four elongated lobes and a large tube. The color ranges of the flowers vary depending on the species, and can be red, pink, yellow, or white.