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Commonly known as Cape jasmine
(syn. Floribunda) - a compact bush for the greenhouse with creamy-white heavily scented camellia-like flowers and handsome glossy foliage
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Evergreen - elliptic or lance-shaped leaves 10cm (4in) or more long.
White - creamy white
Height - 1m (39ins)
Spread - 1m (39ins)
Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy shrub. 5- to 12-lobed flowers to 8cm (3in) across. Usually grown as one of the double variants.
Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - syn. G. augusta
Pests & Diseases - whiteflies, mealybug, grey mould(Botrytis).
Place of origin - China, Taiwan, Japan.
Flower Shape - Formal double - Multi rows of petals in a symmetrical shape, no stamen showing
Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - do not over-water in winter
Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - for greenhouse - ericaceous compost - dappled light - moderate humidity
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Vermin & Pest Control
SB Plant Invigorator
This is a non-biological non-chemical plant insecticide and mildewcide. Works against the physical motion of the insect. Perfect for all plants and edible crops.
Max/Min Digital Thermometer
Thermometer which displays current temperature in the centre, with Max above and min below. Suitable for use outdoors or in the greenhouse / conservatory. With batteries included