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Mandevilla laxa 'White Star'

Common Name:
Chilean jasmine
Plant Type:
Deciduous vine
Apocynaceae (The Dogbane Family)
Geographic Origin:
South America
California Native?:
Plant Size:
10 feet+ high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
walls and fences
Flowering Season:
Flower Color:
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15-20 degrees F.
This form of Chilean jasmine is especially floriferous, carrying many clusters of large, fragrant white blossoms in summer. It is densely clothed in drooping, rather narrow, bronze tinged leaves that are deciduous in winter. Sun, reasonably well drained soil, moderate to regular watering. It performs best in hot summer areas. Hardy to around 15 degrees F., though the tops are damaged at higher temperatures.