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Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Theta'

A new form, raised by Sean Hogan in Oregon, with very narrow leaves. Otherwise as the type, with sweetly scented, creamy, windmill shaped flowers borne in abundance in summer on a strong evergreen climber. This species is slightly hardier than T. jasminoides, but both are at their best on a wall in sun or semi-shade..

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Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Wilsonii'

A form from China with variably narrow and attractively veined evergreen leaves. Very fragrant white flowers, turning cream, 2.5cm across and 'windmill' shaped, borne in July and August on self clinging stems to 7m high, though not particularly fast growing. Warm sunny wall, or conservatory in very cold areas. Not quite as hardy as T. asiaticum, but is perfectly OK in most places.

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Tripterygium wilfordii NJM 11.029

A recent collection from Leigongshan, Guizhou, China, of this unusual scandent, climbing, deciduous shrub. Reaching up to 6m if allowed, this has foliage green above and glaucous beneath and bears elongated rusty tomentose panicles of greenish-white flowers in autumn, followed by attractive 3 winged capsules. Hardy and easy in sun or semi-shade.

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Tropaeolum smithii (new)

A richly coloured form of this variable species native of humid parts of S America, with vermilion coloured flowers produced in late summer and autumn. Petals are deeply incised with jagged teeth. Foliage is deeply lobed. Though often grown as an annual this will form tubers if happy.

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Tropaeolum speciosum

Tropaeolum speciosum

Well known and much admired, this is the Flame flower that covers so many yew hedges in northern English and Scottish gardens. An herbaceous perennial climber reaching up to 3-4m in one season and bearing a multitude of scarlet flowers over pretty bright green foliage in summer. Bright blue berries follow. The roots need to be cool and just moist.

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