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Stephanotis floribunda/Stephanotis

Stephanotis floribunda / Stephanotis floribunda
Flowers of this delightfully fragrant vine
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Flowers of this delightfully fragrant vine

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Scientific Name: Stephanotis floribunda
Common Name: Stephanotis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants with Fragrance
Comments: This is a sub-tropical twining vine that is noted for it white, waxy, funnel-shaped, highly fragrant flowers. The leaves are thick and leathery. It is a favorite flower for wedding boquets and other wedding arrangements. Except in very warm climates this vine should be grown in greenhouse or conservatory spaces protected from freezing temperatures. Mealy bugs can be the most serious pest.