Gardening

Pandorea: a very interesting climber


The pandorea is a pretty climbing plant whose sublime flowers we admire during summer.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Pandorea jasminoides
Family : Bignoniaceae
Type : Shrub, climbing plant

Height
: 5 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Well drained

Foliage
: Persistent -Flowering : June to October

In pots or in the ground, let yourself be seduced by this very decorative plant.

Pandora plantation

Preferably in spring in the ground for mild climates or in pots elsewhere.

If he freezes in your area, know that the pandorea should not withstand negative temperatures less than -5 °

  • Prefer a container culture to be able to shelter it in winter.
  • The multiplication is done by cuttings summer.

Pandora size

Remove wilted flowers as you go to encourage the appearance of new flowers.

To the end of flowering we can cut back the plant before winter, which helps protect the base from the cold and frost with a good mulch of dried leaves.

Watering the pandorea

This shrub requires a lot of watering during the first years, especially when the weather is hot.

It is important to water in the evening to prevent the water from evaporating during the day.

To know about the pandorea

Native to Asia and Oceania, the pandorea is a beautiful climber with evergreen foliage?

Rapid growth, generous flowering and the beauty of its flowers are the main strengths and characteristics of the pandorea.

It adapts perfectly when seated at the foot of a support on which it can climb.

Here are some varieties:

  • Pandorea jasminoides ‘Alba’: valued for its pretty white flowers.
  • Pandorea jasminoides ‘Flirty Bellz’: pink flowers and heart and red.
  • Pandorea jasminoides ‘Lady Di’: creamy white flowering.
  • Pandorea jasminoides ‘Rosea’: pink flowering
  • Pandorea jasminoides ‘Variegata’: attractive variegated foliage.
  • Pandorea jasminoides ‘Weddings Bellz’: appreciated for its pretty white flowers
  • Pandorea jasminoides ‘White’: beautiful white flowers.

Smart tip about pandorea

Adding a special organic fertilizer for flowering plants will significantly improve flowering.

Video: Why Its Almost Impossible to Climb 15 Meters in 5 Secs. ft. Alex Honnold. WIRED (October 2020).