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Stephanotis, Bridal Wreath
Scientific Name: Stephanotis floribunda
Family: Apocynaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 23-25
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Avoid temperatures below 40F (7C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to bright shade, blooms better with full sun

Origin: Madagascar

Growth Habits: Evergreen twining vine, rapidly growing to 10 to 20 feet tall (3-6 m) or more; thick, glossy, dark green leaves, 2 to 4 inches long (5-10 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water, needs good drainage, keep moist during the growing period, drier during the rest of the year

Propagation: Stem cuttings, seeds

Cultural Practices:
The Stephanotis blooms better if it has been given a rest period, cooler and drier.

Blooming Habits:
The Bridal Wreath bears cymes of 3 to 6 star-shaped fragrant waxy white flowers, 1.2 to 2.4 inches long (3-6 cm). Their scent is strongly reminiscent of the true jasmine. The flower lasts several days.

Fruiting Habits:

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