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Stephanotis floribunda

Wax flower

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Features

  • BloomsApril to September
  • Height3.5m to 6m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Stephanotis floribunda (Wax flower). This is an evergreen climber, which can grow to a height and spread of 3m. The leaves are paired, waxy and deep green. The flowers are pure white and appear in clusters of about 4 blooms from mid spring to early autumn.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Madagascar

Interest and use

Conservatory, greenhouses, indoors, container

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You should plant them in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil with filtered sunlight as full sun will burn the flowers.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs, scale insects

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