Trachelospermum jasminoidesItem #7005 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11
Beautiful vine prized for its very fragrant, star-shaped, white flowers. Plant near a patio, terrace or entry where the fragrance can be enjoyed. In frost free areas, train on posts, walls or trellises, or allow to trail along as a groundcover. A superb summer container plant for colder regions.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Twining stems spread to 18 to 20 ft. long; 1 to 2 ft. tall as a groundcover.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:trak-ee-lo-SPERM-um jas-min-OY-deezDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Twining stems spread to 18 to 20 ft. long; 1 to 2 ft. tall as a groundcover.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring into summer.Flower color:WhiteDesign IdeasHere is an excellent trellised or espaliered vine. Use in a pot with smaller plants or plant as an evergreen groundcover under tall trees.Companion PlantsClematis (Clematis); Lantana (Lantana); New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Plumbago (Plumbago); Rose (Rosa)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates dry spells, once established. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.