5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Bower Of Beauty 'Charisma' Overview
Pandorea jasminoides 'Charisma' is a variegated, tender woody evergreen climber with a neat habit that is an ideal climber to grow indoors to decorate walls and trellises in prominent places. Bower of Beauty 'Charisma' produces showy flowers above bright green leaves edged with cream. Occasionally listed as P. jasminoides 'Variegata', this beautiful twining plant does best in a full sun sheltered position and well-drained but moist soil.
Common problems with Bower Of Beauty 'Charisma'
Generally trouble-free when grown outdoors, it can suffer from common glasshouse pests when grown under glass.
How to harvest Bower Of Beauty 'Charisma'
Generally not hartvested
How to propagate Bower Of Beauty 'Charisma'
Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer and provide bottom heat to promote root growth.
Layer stems by pinning shoots to the soils - or pots surface. Cut away from the parent plant once roots have formed.
Special features of Bower Of Beauty 'Charisma'
Ideal for cool greenhouses or conservatories.
Can be grown in large containers on patios - and moved under cover during the colder months.
Fragrant clusters of 4-5cm wide tubular white flowers with spreading lobes and a dark pink throat.
Other uses of Bower Of Beauty 'Charisma'
In warm locations, this plant can be grown in wall-side borders and trained up trellis or wire. It suits being included in Mediterranean style planting schemes.