Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
NOTE: Originally Pandorea jasminoides 'Snow Storm'
ORIGIN: Pandorea 'Charisma' originated in cultivation at Hart's Nursery in Rochedale, Brisbane in 1979. It is a form of Pandorea jasminoides. The cultivar was first received by the Authority in May 1980. Registration applied for by Hart's Nursery, Rochdale, 4123.
DESCRIPTION: This cultivar has an irregular venation on the leaves. In some cases complete leaflets can be variegated while in other cases the variegation can be smallish areas on the margins of the leaflets. Other features of the plant are the same as P. jasminoides.
DIAGNOSIS: Pandorea 'Charisma' is distinguished from the normal form of Pandorea jasminoides because of the leaf variegation.
CULTIVATION NOTES: The cultivar is less vigorous than the normal form of the species. All cultivation requirements of the plant are as for P. jasminoides. The cultivar must be grown by vegetative means to preserve the cultivar form.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Code 1966.
leaf variegation: yellow group 11A.
PREVIOUS PUBLICATION: "Australian Native Plants" by Wrigley and Fagg 3rd edition 1988 page 470.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC197, ACRA335, CBG8900720
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 20 October 1989