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MARSDENIA oreophila

(syn. Cionura orephila) - evergreen climber from Yunnan. Strongly scented white flowers in late spring, early summer. Frost hardy, losing leaves below -5°C
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height
    To 3m (10ft)
  • 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
    Twining climber producing umbels of waxy, star-shaped flowers 1cm (½in) across
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Against a wall
    Will enjoy the protection of a sunny wall

MARSDENIA oreophila

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Southwestern China
  • 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
    In frost prone areas. Use loam-based compost (JI No. 3) in full light
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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Marsdenia oreophila - Growing Guide

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