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Commonly known as Madagascar jasmine
Intensely fragrant twining climber, more often as a houseplant or in a warm glasshouse.
Genus of 5-15 species of evergreen, woody-stemmed climbers from tropical woodland in Africa, Madagascar and Asia.
ClimberSome of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clingingWoody-stemmed climber.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for their strongly-scented, waxy, tubular flowers.Pests & DiseasesRed spider mite, scale insects, mealybugs, root mealybugs.Place of originAfrica, Madagascar, Asia.
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 winterLoamless or loam-based potting compost (JI No.3) in full light. Shade from hot sun.
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Buy Varieties of STEPHANOTIS
heavily scented long white tubular flowers. Suitable only for a frost free greenhouse or conservatory or as a pot plant indoors when in flower