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Climbing Frangipani

Chonemorpha fragans

Other Common Names: Frangipani Vine
Family: Apocynaceae

This vigorous vine is commonly known as "Climbing Frangipani" or "Frangipani Vine". Although it does belong to the same family, it's not a true frangipani (Plumeria species).

Climbing Frangipani will be featured in an upcoming edition of Get Results Gardening, which will give more information about this attractive genus. The publication is a newsletter-style, mini-magazine for Australian home owners and other gardeners, with an emphasis on the South East Queensland. Get a three month trial for free and without obligation with a simple email request and learn more about other plants suitable for the subtropics. More information at

Where to buy Climbing Frangipani


A few garden centres might stock these plants, although you may have to hunt around. If you operate a nursery (including online and mail order nurseries) that offers these plants for sale in Qld, please get in touch for information about advertising on this site.

Climbing Frangipani in the Landscape

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More Online Information

Frangipani Vine Flowers of India
Chonemorpha in Flora of China @
Beautiful vine, but the wrong name Article about Chonemorpha macrophylla and misnaming in the past. Reproduction of a 1968 article, Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society (PDF)
Night time fragrance for your Miami-Dade garden Notes on Chonemorpha fragrans. Univ.Florida (PDF)

Possible Misspelling: Climbing Frangipanni

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