Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit. (2002)
Common Name : Chilean jasmineFamily : ApocynaceaeType : ClimberHabit : ClimbingHeight : 2.5-4 metresSpread : 1.5-2.5 metresFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Juneto OctoberFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : Green& OrangeSunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : Summer - AutumnFragrantHardiness: Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK -5° to 1°
M. laxa is a vigorous, woody, twining climber with glossy, evergreen, oval leaves 5-10cm long. In late summer and early autumn it produces sprays of 5 to 15 tubular, strongly fragrant, white or cream flowers 5-9cm across with broad petal lobes.