Plant Care Madagascar Jasmine

Madagascar Jasmine

About Madagascar Jasmine

Stephanotis floribunda is an evergreen woody vine commonly grown as a houseplant. It is a climber that can grow to more than 20 feet and produces trumpet-shaped blooms year-round.


Stephanotis floribunda

Also known as

Stephanotis, Stephanotis, Madagascar jasmine, Waxflower, Hawaiian wedding flower and Bridal wreath

How to care for Madagascar Jasmine


How often to water your Madagascar Jasmine

Water needs for Madagascar Jasmine
0.5 cups
every 9

Madagascar Jasmine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Madagascar Jasmine

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Stephanotis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Madagascar Jasmine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Madagascar Jasmine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Madagascar Jasmine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Madagascar Jasmine in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Madagascar Jasmine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Madagascar Jasmine: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Madagascar Jasmine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Madagascar Jasmine can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Madagascar Jasmine

Madagascar Jasmine

Madagascar Jasmine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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