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Pandorea

Pandorea jasminoides

Also known as

Trumpets, Trompetranker (Afr.), Bower plant of Australia

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

5m

5m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Pandorea Overview

Pandorea is a woody evergreen climber. It is the ideal climber to decorate walls, hedges and trellises in prominent places, because the flowers are showy and the plant is evergreen and remains neat.

Common problems with Pandorea

Generally problem free

How to harvest Pandorea

Trim lightly after flower to keep the plant neat and to prevent it from escaping to other plants or structures. Prun out some of the lateral stems to stop it from becoming too heavy or dense.

How to propagate Pandorea

Seed

Sow seed in spring in moist soil.

Layering

Layer in spring time by placing a shoot on the ground and place a bit of soil and rock on it. Roots will grow from nodes underneath the soil. Remove the shoot with roots in following winter.

Cuttings

Root green-wood cuttings in summer with bottom heat.

Special features of Pandorea

Pot plant

Can be planted in containers, but provide good drainage in a sunny position,

Attracts useful insects

Attracts bees

Drought resistant

Hedge plant

Grows easily up a fence or hedge to provide a screen.

Other uses of Pandorea

Conservatory

Flowering vines

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