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Commonly known as Wax flower
EvergreenSmall, close-growing, mid green fleshy leaves 2.5cm (1in) long
HeightTo 2m (6½ft)
ClimberSome of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clingingScrambling climber
Heated greenhouse - warm temperateCan be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
Additional FeaturesGood to knowTwine around a wire hoop or trellis to keep densePests & DiseasesMealybugsPlace of originThe Phillipines
Garden Location/ConditionsGreenhouse / conservatoryNot 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
HardinessTender (greenhouse & conservatory)
Pruning groupPruning group 6Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.
RHS group 9 & 11
Scented PlantsScented flowersNight-scented
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil