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Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides). White perfumed flowers. Evergreen vine with thick glossy leave. Sun to semi-shade. Can be grown in a pot or the ground. Medium vigour. Can be slow growing in early years. Flowers in Summer-Autumn. Jasmine Creepers, Jasmine Plants, Stars Jasmine, Gardens Idea, Chine Stars, C02 Stars, Hawaiian Gardens, Trachelospermum Jasminoid, Climbers Gardens
Mandevilla species are mostly frost tender and prefer a mild to warm climate, a position in dappled sunlight, and moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Water well during the growing and flowering seasons. Occasional feeding will produce lush foliage but will lead to rampant growth. Take care if trimming back as all parts exude a sometimes irritant milky latex when cut.
Ajuga ~ This topnotch groundcover is grown mainly for its foliage, but also has pretty flowers. Ajuga produces glossy, dark green leaves and springtime spikes of blue flowers. Select varieties of this shade plant offer dark purple or variegated foliage, or pink or white flowers. Ajuga grows best in Zones 3-9 and grows only 6 inches tall.