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|Pandorea jasminoides, Bignonia jasminoides, Tecoma jasminoides|
Pandora vine, Bower vine, Southern Bell
Cultivars: Alba (white), Rosea (pale pink). Bushy, twining vine with pinnate, evergreen foliage. Woody stemmed. Fragrant, creamy yellow flowers with red or purple markings in throat. Moderate rate of growth. Found in South Africa and in frost-free parts of Florida. Plant in moist, fertile, well drained soil. Nematodes might become a problem.
Pandorea jasminoides Charisma
Location:inverness, florida, usa
I planted this Pandora Vine (pink) several years ago and it stays green all winter, is very hardy, grows quickly.|
Surprisingly we find dropped flowers on the ground every morning and we know it is from this vine but we have never known it to bloom or seen it bloom. The vine is on the north side of the house growing up a live oak tree and all we can figure is that the flowers grow in the bright sun at the very top of the tree. We have tried to see the blooms in the daytime and have no way of seeing them at night time so it's a mystery and unfortunately the vine is not blooming at the bottom.
|I bought this plant today morning, even two alike. White whith dark pink. I love all plants with flowers. I hope it will grow fast and make me more happy than I'am. :-)|
I have one, the variegated one. Used to grow fast, but became slow after repotting. Flowers little in Malaysia, and always at the end of the stem. Said to be fragrant, but never catched any scent so far.|
|Is the Pandora vine a perennial?|
I planted several vines this summer. Grew very well.|
This Nov. we have had several freeszes and the leaves look like they will be falling off soon.
Will the pandorea jasminoides survive several freezes?
Location:South Africa, Pretoria
My nursery tag says: |
Australian Bower Vine
Features: A dense, vigorous climber which quickly screens unsightly walls, or beautifies pergolas and carports with lush green divided foilage. A light wire mesh support is required. "Lady Di" thrives in climates ranging from cool temperate to tropical, and blooms from Summer to Autumn, in full or filtered sun. Her large delicate white trumpet flowers have golden throats, and subtle sweet fragrance.
Conditions: Plant at 2m intervals for quick cover, in moist, well drained clay loam or moist sandy soils; neutral to acid pH. Lady Di will tolerate light frost.
Maintenance: Regular pruning is necessary to maintain shape and fresh growth. An occasional hard pruning (after flowering)is also beneficial. Feed in early Spring or late Summer.
Planting Ideas and Uses:
. Can be grown in large container on a patio.
. An ideal creeper for small and large gardens
I bought one a few months ago and planted it in a big pot on my sunny balcony. It was quiet for a while but has suddenly gone crazy sending out long shoots in all directions, climbing on any available hold, so I took pity on it today and put a trellis up for it against a red brick wall which is inclined to look too hot in the South African sun. It is winding it's way half-way up the tall trellis already! I have used tie-backs to hold the branches in place for now, but it will soon support itself by curling around the trellis. It even sends runners into the gaps in brickwork and holds the bricks quite effectively. I feed it with a liquid fertilizer and it does flower well. Autumn is approaching so I guess it will be without flowers for a while. I anticipate having to prune it because it grows so vigorously that it could get into the gutters and onto the roof!
Location:Virginia Beach, Virginia USA
|I bought one of these vines on a lark about 2 months ago on a trip to Florida. Brought it back up to Virginia and gave it a nice large pot on my sunny patio. Would you believe it is still blooming? Not a lot of growth yet, but I am hoping our hot summer will help that. Other than the bits and pieces I can find online, no one seems to know much about this plant. We usually have muggy, wet summers and I am concerned about how much water is too much? Any thoughts?|
Location:Dunedin, FL 34697
|To address questions we found that Wilcox Nursery in Largo, Florida was quite helpful. With just one look at the vine, (we collect seeds frequently, but in this case forgot to mark what it was), they immediately told us it was a Pandora. It requires a deep watering only once a week, and supposedly will grow just about anywhere given roomn and sun to do so. We have 7 separate vines and are going to experiment with a variety of placements ranging from full sun to partial sun|
|I have this Vine for years. Vine gets long but is controllable and if you trim it. It will regrow as long as short stumps are left. Grows fuller in moist soil. Mine did better with some shade during hot afternoon but second vine in full sun is doing OK. Flowers are very pretty light pink with a magenta pibk throat. Flowers have a faint vanilla scent and grow in clusters. Bees like to get inside the flowers to get nectar.Pretty leaves. Mine is currently planted in full sun in a relatively dry soil under a dwarf Crepe Myrtle and branches bloom throughout the year, even in seasons when Crepe Myrtle is bare!I do not see the seed pods on my vines. I got my seeds overseas and they germinated well.|
1411 Pandorea jasminoides - Variegated Pandora vinePandora vine - light pink fragrant flowers with mulberry centers, controllable compact vine.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
|Grown in 3 gal pot|
1 plant in stock
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