(Award of Garden Merit) Family Apocynaceae
Originating from China, Korea and Japan
Not quite as hardy as the plain green leaved variety it is worth trying in a very sheltered garden against a warm sunny wall. Alternatively grow in a pot to enable it to be moved indoors for winter or as a conservatory climber.
Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in sun or shade. It will even tolerate deep shade but may produce less flowers.
Eventual mature plant size :