Madagascar Jasmine

Stephanotis floribunda

Clusters of fragrant, pure white, tubular flowers contrast nicely with the dark green, leathery leaves. A favorite of florists for wedding bouquets. This handsome vine will twine upwards with trellis or fence support. An excellent container plant. A warm region tropical that should be moved indoors or protected when temperatures begin dropping.
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10 - 11

Your climate might be too cold for this plant: 8


Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationsteff-an-OH-tis flor-ih-BUN-duh
LoreThis plant is among the food hosts for the tiger butterfly and its larvae.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; twining stems reach 15 ft. long.
Bloom TimeSpring into Summer
Design IdeasAn elegant white flowered vine to twine up posts and trelliage in sheltered gardens and courtyards.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Houseplant, Poolside, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureGift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Thrives in fertile, organically rich, well-drained soils with a partly sunny exposure. Water deeply and regularly during the growing season; requires less moisture in winter. Feed with a balanced fertilizer to encourage prolific bloom. Provide support for twining stems. Bring indoors when temperatures drop below 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

Your climate may be too cold for this plant