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Stephanotis floribunda Madagascar jasmine, Bridal wreath, Wax flower
Madagascar; 2,5 - 3m
Planting position: Full sun or semi-shade.If in W. Cape, provide protection from wind.Sheltered spot in areas with moderate frost.Areas without severe frost.
Requires regular and thorough watering, especially during dry spells and seasons.Well-draining soil, enriched with compost.Late winter and late summer applications of complete fertiliser.Pruning when needed only.
Propagate from seed or spring semi-hardwood cuttings.
This evergreen is truly stunning with its attractive, glossy and leathery, dark greenfoliage and pretty flowers. Spring flowers are sweetly scented, waxy white and star-shaped. It's a must for gardens with ideal conditions.