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This tender evergreen perennial is short lived but has large dark green ovate leaves and produces fragrant funnel shaped white flowers that are flushed with lavender. Flowers are typically scented at night. Spiny fruit can develop in autumn.
Generally not harvested.
Sow seed under glass and plant out after the danger of frost has passed. Alternatively, sow seed in situ in spring.
Attracts useful insects
Central America, Mexico
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Alkaline, Acid
This night time fragrant plant suits being grown in conservatories or tropical houses. It can also be used in coastal gardens and informal designs.
Can be attacked by red spider mite, white flies, mealy bugs, scale insects and thrips but is generally disease free.