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Jasminum officinale

Common white jasmine

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height1m to 12m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite-pink shades
  • Leaf ColourMid green shades
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Jasminum officinale (Common white jasmine). This species is deciduous or semi-evergreen climber; it will grow up to about 12m. The dark green leaves have 7 to 9 leaflets, The flowers are produced in clusters of deep pink buds followed by very fragrant, star-shaped, white flowers which appear throughout summer and autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Semi-evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Jasmine

Origin

Iran, Himalayas and China

Interest and use

Through trees, wall or trellis Summer/Autumn interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

J.nudiflorum, which is not self-supporting, benefits from having old shoots thinned out after flowering; prune others as required after flowering.

Propagation

Prune in spring/early summer after flowering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids

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