českyslovenskyenglishdeutschpolsky
Who's Online 468

Plants

Plants: Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno' - Crepe Jasmine

Posted by amazon 09.07. 2007 10:21:49 (15544 readers)
Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno' - Crepe Jasmine

Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno' - Crepe Jasmine

Tabernaemontana divaricata Variegata 'Flore Plena'; Common Names: Crepe Jasmine, Double Crepe Jasmine, Indian Carnation Flower, Double White Gardenia, Creme & Green Double Butterfly Jasmine; Family: Apocynaceae (dogbane family)
Double Butterfly Jasmine is a beautifully shaped evergreen shrub that forms symmetrical 6 foot high mounds. The many branches tend to grow almost parallel to the ground giving the shrub an attractive horizontal aspect (the species name, divaricata means "at an obtuse angle"). The large shiny leaves are creme and green and are 6 or more inches in length and about 2 inches in width. Double Butterfly Jasmine blooms in spring but flowers appear sporatically all year. The waxy blossoms are white double five-petaled pinwheels that are borne in small clusters on the stem tips.

Location: Tabermontana divaricata is native to tropical areas of India and is widely grown for its ornamental value in frost-free areas around the world. A frequently encountered cultivar is "Flore Pleno" which has double flowers. Culture Creme & Green Butterfly Jasmine is not particular about soil. It responds to fertilizer by looking its best. Prune lightly as required to maintain nice form.

Light: Grows in sun or partial shade - plants tend to be more compact in sun.
Moisture: Needs water during dry periods and good drainage.
Hardiness: USDA Zones 9 - 11. This tropical shrub will stand brief periods of freezing.
Propagation: Propagate by seed or by cuttings.
Also makes a fantastic house/patio plant!
Very Fragrant!

Publisher: Hirt's Gardens
Amazon.com
You can order HERE
Index: ARTICLES crepe, divaricata, flore, jasmine, pleno, tabernaemontana, DISCUSSION FORUM crepe, divaricata, flore, jasmine, pleno, tabernaemontana, PHOTO GALLERY crepe, divaricata, flore, jasmine, pleno, tabernaemontana, PHOTO GALLERY DF crepe, divaricata, flore, jasmine, pleno, tabernaemontana, INDEX OF ARTICLES: TAB...
10 new Articles in this Topic
1)Liatris spicata 'Floristan white' - blazing star, gayfeather (831 readers)28.06. 2014 11:23:32
Blazing star is a popular perennial in European gardens .
2)Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Queen' - sage (2062 readers)02.06. 2014 21:23:50
Salvia is a large genus, containing about 900 species. In our climate mostly common ( evergreen ) sage is grown for culinary uses. Also, very popular are those of subtropical origin that are used her
3)Erysimum 'Bowles mauve' - shrubby wallflower (2248 readers)21.05. 2014 21:50:14
Shrubby wallflower is a long-flowering perennial , or to be precise a subshrub forming woody stems, exactly like lavender plants do. Bowles’ Mauve is a beautiful variety with mauve flowers that open
4)Geranium himalayense 'Baby blue' - Himalayan cranesbill (2282 readers)21.05. 2014 21:42:22
Cranesbill is a genus comprising of about 300 species. It is commonly used as a ground-covering perennial which can quickly form a respectable carpet . When if full bloom it offers a solid, one-colou
5)Agapanthus 'Midnight Blue' - Lily of the Nile (9487 readers)25.05. 2011 13:00:02
Give Midknight Blue Agapanthus some thought for your garden as it can offer so much. When in bloom , the flowers can attract butterflies or hummingbirds-always a pleasant site to view from your kitche
6)Dicentra 'Ivory Hearts' - Dwarf Bleeding Heart (26634 readers)16.09. 2008 09:07:32
Ivory Hearts Bleeding Heart - Dicentra Ivory Hearts Family: Fumariaceae Origin: Hybrid origin. An exceptionally long-blooming hybrid with bunches of nallow, white, heart-shaped flowers over robust, f
7)Duchesnea indica - Indian Strawberry, Mock Strawberry (12552 readers)16.09. 2008 08:43:14
A semi- evergreen trailing perennial , this species grows to a height of 4 in (10 cm) and multiplies rapidly by runners to an indefinite spread. It is useful as a ground cover and for bed edging , han
8)Gillenia trifoliata - Indian Physic (14552 readers)16.09. 2008 08:34:54
Indain Physics ( Gillenia trifoliata ) Airy, bush forming plant with green lanceolate foliage. A great plant for the landsaping if multiple plants are used. Gillenia perfroms best in partial shade of
9)Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet' - yarrow (27336 readers)04.08. 2008 11:43:00
Yarrow is a maintenance-free perennial suitable for standard flower beds as well as dry locations. Fern-like leaves are fine and deep green, basal leaves are larger than stem leaves. Flowers come out
10)Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells (16400 readers)04.08. 2008 11:33:49
Rock-Geranium Dales Strain ( Heuchera americana Dales Strain ) Silvery, mottled evergreen foliage. tough and reliable. Greenish-white flowers. Use for shady borders and ground cover. Plant in partial

Perennials

Advertisement
Westfalia Onlineshop