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Trachelospermum jasminoides

Confederate jasmine

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to August
  • Height6m to 10m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Trachelospermum jasminoides (Confederate jasmine). This is a widely grown evergreen climbing vine. The foliage is dark, glossy green and will provide an attractive backdrop all year-round. The flowers will appear in the spring and are long-lasting, and produce a heavenly fragrance when they appear in mass profusion. They can be trained to grow over an arbour quite easily as well as fences, walls or doorways.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Star jasmine

Origin

China, Japan, Korea

Interest and use

Climber, privacy, fragrance, ground cover, greenhouse. Flowers most seasons. Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are moderately frost hardy and will grow in any fertile, well-drained soil with sun or partial-shade.

Propagation

Propagation is from seeds in the spring, by layering in summer or from cuttings in late summer or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids.

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