Also known as
Chaplet Flower, Madagascar Chaplet Flower, Madagascar Jasmine, Floradora, Clustered Waxflower, Waxflower, Jasmine
Starr 080530-4660 Marsdenia floribunda by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)
10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Bridal Wreath Overview
Stephanotis floribunda is an evergreen climber from the Apocynaceae family, which can grows on average to around 3m in height and spread. Originating from Madagascar, this plant is commonly known by the names Madagascar Jasmine, Madagascar Chaplet Flower, Chaplet Flower and Clustered Waxflower, amongst others. This evergreen, twining climber is frequently chosen for growing indoors as a houseplant for its sweetly fragrant flowers. It produces shiny, dark-green elliptic leaves in pairs and clusters of tubular white flowers from spring-autumn. The flowers are often in clusters of about 4 blooms and can be followed by green fruits. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
How to harvest Bridal Wreath
Generally not harvested
How to propagate Bridal Wreath
Sow in spring at 18C
Take semi hardwood cuttings in summer and provide bottom heat.
Special features of Bridal Wreath
Other uses of Bridal Wreath
Conservatory, greenhouses, indoors, container