Marsdenia Species

Marsdenia oreophila

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Marsdenia (mars-DEN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: oreophila (or-ee-oh-FY-luh) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Dark Green

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Can be grown as an annual

Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Bloom Size:

Under 1"

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 22, 2021, nothingfails from YAMBOL UPPER THRACE,
Bulgaria (Zone 7b) wrote:

Got the plant from England. Planted in April. Grew a lot and even flowered in May but the leaves turned brown, the plant shrivelled up and died. Was it fungi ot lack of nutrients that killed it, not sure.

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