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Commonly known as Floradora, Wax flower
Heavily scented long white tubular flowers. Suitable only for a frost free greenhouse or conservatory or as a pot plant indoors when in flower
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Evergreen - oval to broadly elliptic, thick, glossy, mid- to deep-green leaves to 10cm (4in) or more long.
Height - 3-6m (10-20ft) or more.
Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - woody-stemmed climber. Sparsely-branched, twining climber. Produces clusters of 3-6 flowers 4-6cm (1½-2½in) long
Heated greenhouse - subtropical - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 10°C (50°F).
Full sun - with some midday shade
Additional Features - Exotic plants
Good to know - the strongly-scented flower in wedding bouquets.
Pests & Diseases - red spider mite, scale insects, mealybugs, root mealybugs.
Place of origin - Madagascar.
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
Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
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