Pandorea jasminoides ‘Funky Bellz’

A moderately vigorous climber with luxurious dark green leaves and vibrant dark pink flowers with a snow white throat which is a new flower pattern for this species. Peak flowering is in late spring but it then spot flowers through the warmer months. This plant can be used as a ground cover but will also climb vigorously if given something to support it. It also makes a superb balcony or courtyard plant when grown in a container. If you wish to grow it like this you will need to prune regularly, which will encourage more flower production.

Family:Bignoniaceae
Scientific Name:Pandorea jasminoides
Cultivar:Funky Bellz
Common Name:Pandorea
Other Common Names:Bower of Beauty
Plant Type:Ground cover, Climber
Height:1 ~ 4 metre
Width:1 ~ 4 metre
Flower Colour:White, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Needs regular watering
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Wow factor
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may or may not have the wanted plant in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest alternative plants that will be just as good for you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

MAIL ORDER NURSERIES –

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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