• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Spring and Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh dy-vair-ih-KAY-tuh
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Spring and Summer
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
    Garden styleTropical
    Companion PlantsPurple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Verbena (Verbena); Plumbago (Plumbago); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers humus-rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Sun tolerant, but best foliage and flowering in light shade. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer to encourage blooms.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.