An evergreen shrub from China. Glossy, green leaves and large flowers that have a deep purple tone. Blooms produce a strong sweet and musty fragrance likened to that of port wine or banana. Prune when young to determine shape. Heavy pruning prevents flowering.
Cultivars include 'Lady of the Night', producing large flowers that are equally as fragrant and cream-tinted magenta.
H: 100 to 300cm W: 100 to 200cm
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