Jasminum polyanthumItem #4658 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 10
Fast-growing evergreen vine prized for its spectacular display of intensely fragrant pinkish-white flowers. Use as a climber over trellis or arbor, groundcover or in containers.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:JAS-mi-num pol-i-AN-thumDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:5 - 9, 12 - 24, 28, 31Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Strong-growing to 20 ft.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring through early summerFlower color:WhiteGarden styleTropicalDesign IdeasA most popular Jasmine, with its abundant fragrant flowers and willingness to withstand mild frosts. Use to dress up old fences, train over gateways and up posts, columns and trellage. Train on an arbor, where light lacy quality offers filtered sun below. Particularly lovely on walls bearing grid trellis and when draped over windows so the fragrance wafts inside.Companion PlantsClematis (Clematis); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia); Rose (Rosa); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.Pruning time: fall after flowering.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.