Asian Star Jasmine
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||trak-ee-lo-SPERM-um ay-shi-AT-i-kum|
|Lore||Despite its common name, this is not a true jasmine but does bear potently similar fragrance.|
|Average Size at Maturity||As a groundcover; 1 to 2 ft. high, spreading to 10 to 12 ft.|
|Design Ideas||This is a fine, quick-growing groundcover that may be used in the front of the border, to fill difficult sized planters or as coverage on banks and slopes. Exceptional for twining up chain link fence, trellis narrow balustrades and into pickets.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Use as a groundcover with tall shrubs such as Confederate Rose Mallow (Hibiscus mutalbilis 'Rubrus') or with the sword-like foliage of Bronze New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax 'Atropurpureum Compactum'). Train on a trellis or wall in back of Miss Huff Hardy Lantana (Lantana camara 'Miss Huff').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11