Asian Star Jasmine

Trachelospermum asiaticum

Vigorous twining or sprawling vine displays small, fragrant creamy-yellow flowers. An effective groundcover, or give it support to climb fence, trellis, arbor. Good in cascading planters. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationtrak-ee-lo-SPERM-um ay-shi-AT-i-kum
LoreDespite its common name, this is not a true jasmine but does bear potently similar fragrance.
Average Size at MaturityAs a groundcover; 1 to 2 ft. high, spreading to 10 to 12 ft.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsUse 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

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