Camoensia scandens (Climbing Camoensia) is native to Western Africa and grows as a vine or creeper with fragrant, off-white flowers. This beautiful plant is especially attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds, making it perfect for any garden looking to increase wildlife.
The plant grows best in full sun, and will require regular water to survive. USDA zone 9-11 is optimal for growing Camoensia scandens. The large, white and off-white blooms appear during the late spring and summer season, and the flowers will continue to bloom until fall.
The plant can be grown as a potted plant indoors or outdoors. In cold areas, it is best to grow Camoensia scandens in a container and keep it indoors during cold weather. The plant should be well-draining, and require regular water and fertilizer throughout the year. Additionally, it should receive bright, indirect sunlight and be kept in temperatures that don't drop below 45F.
Camoensia scandens is a beautiful, fragrant flower that is perfect for a garden looking for a splash of color and an addition of wildlife. While its native growing area is Western Africa, it can be grown in many places as long as certain conditions are met.